Part b) is ****ing me up so bad right now. Thanks, tsr.
Question on finding distance between two points in spherical coordinates system watch
- Thread Starter
- 13-11-2017 03:38
- 13-11-2017 05:24
This is a bit of a guess but assuming:
- as the vertical angle of the sphere,
- Path of FG is part of a cirlce with radius 5,
I took the difference of the (verticle) angle for FG as as radians.
Therefore, the arclength of a sector (of a circle) with angle is:
From this, we can derive the path length of FG.
If this is not quite correct then please state.Last edited by simon0; 13-11-2017 at 05:37.
- 14-11-2017 00:46
Did you manage to derive the answer?