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Walter
03/01/13 01:01am

I'm confused by (what appears to be) a discrepancy concerning the range assumptions for the spherical coordinate system.

The following command tells Mathematica to report the range assumptions for its spherical coordinate system:

CoordinateChartData [{"Spherical"},
"CoordinateRangeAssumptions", {a,b,c}]

Mathematica then reports:
a > 0 && 0 < b < Pi && -Pi < c <= Pi

That is at odds with the description given in Wolfram's Mathworld
http://mathworld.wolfram.com/SphericalCoordinates.html

Unlike the above report from Mathematica, Mathworld describes the range as:
a>0
0<=b< 2Pi
0<=c<= Pi

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Author Date Posted
Spherical coordinates - range assumptions Walter 03/01/13 01:01am
Re: Spherical coordinates - range assumptions Leon Poladian 04/17/13 07:24am
Re: Re: Spherical coordinates - range assumptions Walter 04/18/13 09:40am
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