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## Spherical Coordinates |

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A point can be represented by the following 3 values: the point's distance from the origin , the angle formed by the -axis and the projection of onto the -plane, and the angle formed by and the -axis.

We have

and

but you have got to select the appropriate branch of depending on the signs of and :

automatically generated 3/17/2011 |