Mathematica 9 is now available
Student Support Forum
-----
Student Support Forum: 'plotting polar vectors on the x,y plane' topicStudent Support Forum > General > "plotting polar vectors on the x,y plane"

Help | Reply To Topic
Author Comment/Response
James Aaron Busald
12/12/04 2:11pm

I am trying to write vectors in polar coordinates and plot them on the x,y plane.

I can plot Cartesian vectors on the x,y plane but I am trying to plot the vector < Cos[\[Theta]] + Cos[\[Theta]]\/r\^2, \(-Sin[\[Theta]]\) -
Sin[\[Theta]]\/r\^2 > on the x,y plane and cannot find out how to do it in Mathematica.
Attached are some of my attempts so far. Some of what I have done is lost because of the way I work sorry.

Thank you very much,
James Aaron Busald


Attachment: polarToXY.nb, URL: ,
Help | Reply To Topic