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Find a Cartesian equation for the curve described by the given polar equation.

r= 5/(3-4sin theta)

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Use the relations:

x=r cos (theta) .....................(1)
y=r sin (theta) .......................(2)
and
x^2+y^2=r^2 ...

Solution Summary

A Cartesian equation is found for a curve described by a given polar equation in this solution.

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