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    X and y represents rectangular coordinates. What is the given equation using polar coordinates (r, theta). x^2 = 4y

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    using x = r cos (theta) y = r sin( theta)

    we obtain r^2 cos^2(theta) = 4 r ...

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    This shows how to translate an equation into polar coordinates.