# Coordinates

Robert P. Munafo, 1999 Feb 2.

The coordinates of a point can be given in two ways — orthogonal and polar.

In orthogonal coordinates, there is a real coordinate commonly referred to as a and an imaginary coordinate commonly referred to as b i.

In polar coordinates there is a radius and an angle.

See also coordinates used as names, rational coordinates, exponential map.

revisions: 19990202 Oldest on record; 20101205 Add link to exponential map

From the Mandelbrot Set Glossary and Encyclopedia, by Robert Munafo, (c) 1987-2018. Mu-ency index

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