Cartesian Coordinates
 Coordinates where the position of a point is described by the distance it is from 2 lines in 2 dimensional space or from 3 planes in 3 dimensional space.
 The transformation from polar to rectangular coordinates is:
 The transformation from rectangular to polar coordinates is:

 The transformation from spherical to rectangular coordinates is:
 The transformation from cartesian to spherical coordinates is:

See also: Cartesian Plane, Coordinates, Descartes, Rene, Polar Coordinates, Quadrant, Spherical Coordinates.
Subjects: Mathematics