Cartesian

As of version 9.0, vector analysis functionality is built into Mathematica


represents the coordinate system with default variables Xx, Yy, and Zz.


represents the coordinate system with variables x, y, and z.

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By default, all calculations are done in Cartesian coordinates:

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Use another coordinate system as the default:

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Reset as the default:

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