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need help im going to draw a triangle and im doing the law of sines so if anyone can help please do cuz im confused.. please click this to helpp

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  1. dessyk
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    |dw:1335063015673:dw|

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  2. GT
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    Do you need to find a?

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  3. dessyk
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    so let me explain im trying to find a okay c=96.3, b=145.67 , B=39.5degrees, C=74.2degrees,

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  4. dessyk
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    law of sines is a/sinA=b/sinB

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  5. GT
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    Sine rule says: SinA/a = SinB/b = SinC/c

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  6. dessyk
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    okay i understand that waitt why is it sina/a instead of a/sin a

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  7. GT
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    SinA/a = Sin(39.5)/145.67 SinA = a*something

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  8. GT
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    Because they mean the same thing. A/B = C/D => B/A = D/C

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  9. dessyk
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    waitt does it even matter

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  10. dessyk
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    okay im not understanding

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  11. GT
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    You can find angle A by simply subtracting angles B and C from 180.

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  12. dessyk
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    okay i understand which would be 66.8

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  13. GT
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    Then, use this: SinA/a = Sin(39.5)/145.67 SinA = a*something SinA/something = a To find a.

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  14. GT
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    SinA/a = SinB/b = SinC/c IS SAME AS a/SinA = b/SinB = c/SinC

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  15. dessyk
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    but then a would be .00436

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  16. GT
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    I am getting 210.5

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  17. GT
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    That "something" in my expression is 0.00436. Divide Sin66.8 by that "something" value. Then, you get the value of a.

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  18. dessyk
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    really then let me try again...... im still not getting that are you multiplying or dividing

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  19. GT
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    SinA/a = Sin(39.5)/145.67 SinA = a*0.00436 a = SinA/0.00436 a = Sin66.8/0.00436 a = 210.5

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  20. dessyk
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    im not getting it first you divided than you did something else im so confused

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  21. dessyk
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    ok

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  22. dessyk
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    i also had another question

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  23. GT
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    Post it separately.

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  24. dessyk
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    i dont understand

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  25. imagreencat
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    Which part don't you understand? :) I can help you.

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  26. dessyk
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    okay, so instead of 66.8 its 66.3

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  27. dessyk
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    im so fustrated im confusedd

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  28. GT
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    Punch it into the calculator and you get slightly different number from 210.5

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  29. GT
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    SinA/a = Sin(39.5)/145.67 SinA = a*0.00436 a = SinA/0.00436 a = Sin66.3/0.00436 a = 210

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  30. dessyk
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    i neeed helpppp

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    i got -47.99

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  32. imagreencat
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    Check your calculator first. I'm guessing you're getting different answers because your calculator is not in degree mode. That's why it's treating your angles differently.

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  33. dessyk
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    wait no i got -110.05

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  34. GT
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    How in the world can a length of a side of a triangle be negative? Can you show the arithmetic you used to get that number?

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    yeppp m ycalculator wasnt in degree mode so let me try again

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    yayy i got 209.69

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  37. GT
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    Good....close enough to 210. :)

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  38. dessyk
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    next problem b=58.2 c=68.3 C=51.3 degrees were gunna find a

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  39. GT
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    At this point, it is simply plugging in values into that sine rule ratios and cranking out numbers in a calculator. There is not much help you need.

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    yeaa but i want to do it my self then have someone do it so i can nn check my answer to make sure its correct

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    i got 7105. 88

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  42. dessyk
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    is my answer correct thats all im asking

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  43. GT
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    It can't be that big.

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  44. GT
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    Angles are almost close to each other. So, side lengths have to be close to each other too.

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    well i must be doing something wrong but sin68.3/51.3=.018111746

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    128.7/.018111746=7105.88

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  47. GT
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    b=58.2 c=68.3 C=51.3 degrees SinB/b = SinC/c => SinB = 58.2 * Sin(51.3)/68.3 => SinB = 0.665 B = 41.68

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  48. dessyk
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    becuase i couldnt find A or B so i figured they were the same by suntracting 180-51.3

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    ohhh ok so u must follow the formula

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  50. GT
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    Now that you know B, you find A by doing 180 - 51.3 - 41.68 = 87

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  51. dessyk
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    noww i get it

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  52. GT
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    SinA/a = SinC/c => a = c * SinA/SinC => a = 68.3 * Sin(87)/Sin(51.3) => a = 87.4

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  53. dessyk
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    ok

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    @dessyk The following variations of Law of Sines are the same: \[\frac{a}{\sin(A)} = \frac{b}{\sin(B)}=\frac{c}{\sin(C)}\] and \[\frac{\sin(A)}{a}=\frac{\sin(B)}{b}=\frac{\sin(C)}{c}\]

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  55. GT
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    He got that. :)

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    ok :)

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  57. dessyk
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    hello

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  58. GT
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    yeah

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  59. dessyk
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    i have another question but hoew did you get 41. sometrhing but i got 45.42

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  60. GT
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    You mean for B = 41? I did the inverse sine function on the value 0.665.

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    yes, ohh reallyy you see im confused now i thought u just i thought u just took .6650*68.3=45.42

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  62. GT
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    Sin(B) = 0.665 => B = inverse sine (0.665). On the calculator, you have to first press 0.665. Then, inv button, then the sin button.

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  63. GT
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    That gives you angle B.

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    i didnt get that

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    dessyk.. nice drawing.. :) :)

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    thank you i guesss lol can yoiu help me!!

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    what is the question

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  68. dessyk
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    its up above next problem b=58.2 c=68.3 C=51.3 degrees were gunna find a

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  69. dessyk
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    law of sines

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    i didn't see above but u can find it very easily.. the formula is sin a / a = sin b / b = sin c / c or a /sin a = b / sin b = c / sin c use any of them what caters ur problem

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  71. dessyk
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    okay but when i tried i started to get fustrated because i wasnt getting the righ tanswer

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  72. jatinbansalhot
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    did my answer help u even a bit or not ?

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  73. dessyk
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    a little bit its just that i need help going through the process

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    |dw:1335070736451:dw|

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    |dw:1335070848159:dw|

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    get it?

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