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In problem 11-40 you found that the polar equation will generate a parabola that is rotated clockwise. Convert the equation into rectangular form.
challenge problem

Multiply both sides by .

Note: Steps can be done in various orders.

Expand  and using the angle sum identities.

Change and to their numeric values.

Multiply both sides by .

Substitute for , etc.