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anonymous
 5 years ago
HOW DO YOU KNOW WHICH SIDE THETA SHOULD BE ON??
anonymous
 5 years ago
HOW DO YOU KNOW WHICH SIDE THETA SHOULD BE ON??

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0for basic trig ratios it does

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i think. draw a picture and show me your triangle

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1322533988575:dw

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what's an easy way to figure out the opposite or adjacent?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The two sides making an angle are adjacent to the angle. The third side, the one that doesn't touch the angle, is the opposite side.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The adjacent leg is a nonhypotenuse side that shares the angle. For instance, \(\angle BAC\) has the adjacent side \(\overline{BA}\) and thus opposite side \(\overline{BC}\).

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0opposite is across from the angle and adjacent is the sides touching the angle.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but they're both touching the angle

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but that's the hypotenuse?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0opposite and adjacent sides are both touching the angle

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0That was a bad example. \(\overline{BC}\) is not touching \(\angle BAC\).

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yakeyglee can you explain it for 5 year olds because i don't get what you typed

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The adjacent leg is a nonhypotenuse side that shares the angle. For instance, ∠BAC has the adjacent side BA−−− and thus opposite side BC−−−.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0please come back PLEASE!!!

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Do you see how \(\overline{BC}\) is NOT touching \(\angle BAC\)?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0<bac? the angle whole angle or just one part?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0What do you mean just part of the angle? The angle formed by points B, A, and C, with A being the vertex. The angle at point A.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1322534541597:dw like this?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0However, we're considering just the angle part, not the sides itself. The actual angle part (where the bend is) is opposite \(\overline{BC}\), yes?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes... but how do you know that bend part is the opposite? what about the other side where C is?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1322534666075:dw

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0That one is adjacent to \(\overline{BC}\) because it literally lies right next to \(\overline{BC}\).

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Whereas \(\angle BAC\) does not.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so bc is where your angle lies? why not ba?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\(\overline{BC}\) is the leg next to \(\angle BCA\) so thus it is the adjacent side to \(\angle BCA\). The other leg (\(\overline{BA}\)) is NOT next to \(\angle BCA\) so therefore it is the opposite leg.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0why is bca important? is it because it has the hypotenuse?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0No, because it's an angle in the triangle that's not the rightangle!

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0huh?? what about bac?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0please don't give up on me :( i have a huge test tomorrow and i'll get an F if i don't get this

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Look at this picture and just memorize which sides correspond to which terms relative to the labeled angle. Beware that the letters are labeled slightly different in this picture than yours (so you must be able to identify which is which without angles and sides labeled  if someone points to an angle in a right triangle, you should be able to say which is the adjacent and which is the opposite.). I honestly don't know how to explain this any clearer. http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_mVknEnsSXI/S_UDj_mE8lI/AAAAAAAAADI/X9ULOiOGIJ0/s1600/tric.png

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The labeled angle in that image would be your \(\theta\).
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