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    A point is rotating about the circle of radius 1 in the counterclockwise direction. It takes 8.4 minutes to make one revolution. Assuming it starts on the positive x-axis, what are the coordinates of the point in 7.4 minutes?

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    The x coordinate on a circle of radius r is:

    x = r * cos q

    The y ...

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    The solution shows how to convert the system's coordinates from polar to Cartesian coordinates.