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    Polar To Rectangular on the calculator, error

    Hello everyone. I am trying to do a polar to rectangular conversion on my simple Casio fx-260 and it gives an error. Here is the Polar
    -0.15, 170degrees. No matter how I state the angle, it gives and error. Any clue’s?

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    Re: Polar To Rectangular on the calculator, error

    Hi,

    "-0.15" is the length of a vector.
    Why don't you use a positive length?

    You may use the "angle + 180°" to invert the direction.

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    Re: Polar To Rectangular on the calculator, error

    Thanks, that is the answer. I mistakenly included the (-) in my calculation. So actually here is what I was doing,
    2.2,0deg - .15,170deg. I put in -.15 but should have been just a positive vector. Man o man. Sometimes.
    thank you so much for the help. I had my eyes closed. :)



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    Re: Polar To Rectangular on the calculator, error

    Did you try with positive radius value?



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    Re: Polar To Rectangular on the calculator, error

    Yes, the positive radius works just fine.



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