Question about Texas Instruments TI-86 Calculator

For a TI-86

Converting rectangular to polar

Press "2ND" and then "MORE" for the MODE screen

Highlight PolarC and press "ENTER"

Quit that screen.

Now ready to go.

A example of converting 5+j6

Enter "(5,6)" in the calculator and press "ENTER"

Should get (7.81024967591*angle*50.1944289077)

Converting polar to rectangular

Press "2ND" and then "MORE" for the MODE screen

Highlight RectC and press "ENTER"

Quit that screen.

Now ready to go.

A example of converting 5*angle*35

Enter "(5*angle*35)

Should get (4.09576022145,2.86788218176)

Note

*angle* is the symbol when you press "2ND" then ","

Note 2

To round the an decimal places press "2ND" then "MORE" for the MODE screen and on the line that says float, choose a number on that line for the number of decimal places you would like to have.

More can be found at

http://docs.google.com/gview?a=v&q=cache:nAC57BtC6IIJ:myweb.wit.edu/khabaria/ELEC195_files/ti86cplx.pdf+ti-86+convert+to+polar&hl=en&gl=us

Posted on Jul 07, 2009

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

See captured image below. These examples are computed for angles measurement in radians and degrees in two dimensions

Jan 29, 2016 | Texas Instruments TI-Nspire CX CAS...

Let use an example to convert from polar to rectangular. There may be other ways to do it on this particular calculator, but this should work on all calculators.

Let's use 20 degrees and 5 units for our polar.

Sin 20 degrees = y/5, cross multiplying we get y = 5 sin 20 degrees.

Similarly, Cos 20 degrees = x/5. Cross multiplying we get x = 5 cos 20 degrees.

Thus, I get (1.71, 4.70) as the rectangular coordinates of the point.

Good luck.

Paul

Let's use 20 degrees and 5 units for our polar.

Sin 20 degrees = y/5, cross multiplying we get y = 5 sin 20 degrees.

Similarly, Cos 20 degrees = x/5. Cross multiplying we get x = 5 cos 20 degrees.

Thus, I get (1.71, 4.70) as the rectangular coordinates of the point.

Good luck.

Paul

Nov 06, 2015 | Canon F-603 Calculator

To convert a complex number (not an equation) from rectangular coordinates to polar coordinates you do as follows

2+3[OPTN][ F3 (CLPX)][F1(i)][F6 >][F3> r ,theta][EXE]

2+3[OPTN][ F3 (CLPX)][F1(i)][F6 >][F3> r ,theta][EXE]

Nov 08, 2014 | Casio CFX-9850G Plus Calculator

The Pol function converts coordinates from rectangular to polar. Pol(x,y) converts the rectangular coordinates (x,y) to polar coordinates (r, theta).

For examples and instructions, see page E-37 of the manual and example #036 in the Appendix.

For examples and instructions, see page E-37 of the manual and example #036 in the Appendix.

Dec 07, 2012 | Casio FX-115ES Scientific Calculator

At first, **Rect** and **Polar** are a display-format instructions, not a conversion functions. Polar instruction displays complex value in rectangular form **a + bi**. The complex value can have any complex form. __However, an__** r*exp(i*theta)** causes an eror in Degree angle mode according to the TI avowal. See captured images below

Sep 06, 2012 | Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Calculator

To convert from Polar to Rectangular

PRESS [SHIFT and -Rec] then enter the coordinate and angle

e.g. [SHIFT and -Recl]

Rec(15,0)=

r=15

0=0

Jun 18, 2011 | Casio FX-115ES Scientific Calculator

Examples #036 and #037 in the Appendix illustrate how to convert between polar and rectangular coordinates. If you need the appendix and/or the manual, you can download them from

http://support.casio.com/manualfile.php?rgn=1&cid=004001004

http://support.casio.com/manualfile.php?rgn=1&cid=004001004

May 22, 2011 | Casio FX-115ES Scientific Calculator

Use the >Rec and >Pol commands. They're in the Complex number menu, accessible through 2nd [CPLX] MORE.

[CPLX] is the shifted function of the 9 key.

[CPLX] is the shifted function of the 9 key.

Dec 10, 2010 | Texas Instruments TI-86 Calculator

You can switch the display mode for complex numbers by pressing SHIFT MODE down 3 and picking one. This will display the current result in the selected mode.

You can also override the current display mode and specify the format. Add these keystrokes at the end of a calculation: SHIFT 2 then 3 for polar or 4 for rectangular.

You can also override the current display mode and specify the format. Add these keystrokes at the end of a calculation: SHIFT 2 then 3 for polar or 4 for rectangular.

Nov 24, 2010 | Casio FX-115ES Scientific Calculator

Hello,

To avoid errors make sure that the angle unit is THE ONE required by your problem. To verify or to change the angle unit press [SIFT][MODE] and select [3: Deg] for degrees, [4:Rad] for radians, or [5:Grad] for grads.

**Convert from rectangular to polar **

[SHIFT][+] (Pol) . Screen displays**Pol(**

You enter the X-coordinate, and the Y coordinate separated by a comma, then you close the parenthesis and press [=].

Exemple: Polar coordinate of the point (1,1)

Pol( 1, 1) gives

r=1.414213562 (square root of 2)

θ=45

Here is how you enter it

Press [SHIFT][MODE][2:LineIO]

[SHIFT][POL] 1 [SHIF] [,] 1 [)] [=]

The screen displays

**Pol(1,1)**

**r= 1.414213562**

θ= 45

**Convert from polar to rectangular coordinates**

Rec ( radius, angle) =

Exemple: Recatngular coordinates of (r=3, θ=60°)

**[SHIFT][Rec] 3 [SHIFT][,] 60 [ ) ] [=] **

The screen displays

**Rec(3,60)**

X= 1.5

Y= 2.598076211

Hope it helps.

To avoid errors make sure that the angle unit is THE ONE required by your problem. To verify or to change the angle unit press [SIFT][MODE] and select [3: Deg] for degrees, [4:Rad] for radians, or [5:Grad] for grads.

[SHIFT][+] (Pol) . Screen displays

You enter the X-coordinate, and the Y coordinate separated by a comma, then you close the parenthesis and press [=].

Exemple: Polar coordinate of the point (1,1)

Pol( 1, 1) gives

r=1.414213562 (square root of 2)

θ=45

Here is how you enter it

Press [SHIFT][MODE][2:LineIO]

[SHIFT][POL] 1 [SHIF] [,] 1 [)] [=]

The screen displays

θ= 45

Rec ( radius, angle) =

Exemple: Recatngular coordinates of (r=3, θ=60°)

The screen displays

X= 1.5

Y= 2.598076211

Hope it helps.

Nov 14, 2009 | Casio FX-115ES Scientific Calculator

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