Spherical Coordinates

Dante V Partosa shared this question 2 months ago
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There's a direct conversion from a given cartesian triple (x, y, z) to spherical coordinates (rho, angle theta, angle phi). In theory angle phi is the angle (rho, z axis) but it seems that the automatic conversion gives the complement of angle phi.

Was I thinking wrongly or is it a bug? Please illuminate me. Thanks.

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For phi there are two traditions and e.g. mathematics, physics and geography don't always tend to the same choice. So GeoGebra had to chose one of both.

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