How do I convert this to rectangular form? I know Euler's formula is how we are going to convert the complex number to a rectangular coordinate. Where i'm confused is r being 1.6. Any help would be great!

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  • $\begingroup$ What value of $r$ would make you less confused? Why? $\endgroup$ – David K Sep 5 '18 at 5:55
  • $\begingroup$ I';m comparing it to the numbers that can be associated with the 30-60-90 triangle from pi/6. I dont fully understand complex numbers yet. $\endgroup$ – Chris Manning Sep 5 '18 at 5:58
  • $\begingroup$ What does $a\angle b$ mean? $\endgroup$ – Saucy O'Path Sep 5 '18 at 6:01
  • $\begingroup$ You can associate any numbers you want with the 30-60-90 triangle as long as they're in the right proportions to each other. What particular numbers did you have in mind? $\endgroup$ – David K Sep 5 '18 at 6:26


  • $\begingroup$ That's what you get from doing math right after taking a nap. Fixed, thanks! $\endgroup$ – YiFan Sep 5 '18 at 9:58

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