polar equation


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polar equation

[¦pō·lər i¦kwā·zhən]
(mathematics)
An equation expressed in polar coordinates.
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n] is a set which is bounded, symmetric with the respect of the real axis and which the boundary coincides with the segment [-i, i] and the arc given by the polar equation [rho] = r([theta])[e.
The next task in finding the complete polar equation of the spiral is to find its accumulation point.
7) reduces satisfactorily to the polar equation of motion in Schwarzschild's gravitational field when f(r, [theta]) reduces to f(r).