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How do you find the sides of a triangle if they only give you 1 side but all 3 degrees of the angles.
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How do you find the sides of a triangle if they only give you 1 side but all 3 degrees of the angles.
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ThaJokersRiddlesBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
dw:1336450108160:dw
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Study23Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
That's a special triangle. In the 306090 triangle, the proportion of the sides are \(\ \sqrt{3}:1:2\), respectively.
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ThaJokersRiddlesBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
How would I solve for the sides though?
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Study23Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
So in this case, that means: dw:1336450392069:dw
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Study23Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
That means the side lengths are ....?
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ThaJokersRiddlesBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
7, 14, and 12?
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robtobeyBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Use the Law of Sines http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Law_of_sines
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Study23Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Ummm... Well, you have 7, and 14, so substitute 7 as x in the shortest side, and get 7sqrt3. So the answer is \(\ \huge 7, 14, 7\sqrt{3} \).
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ThaJokersRiddlesBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I thought that was 7*the sqrt of 3 lol
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Study23Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
@robtobey I was going to suggest that at first; however, I think this method is equally as effective.
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Study23Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
@ThaJokersRiddles Does this make sense to you now?
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robtobeyBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
The problem statement does not infer a right triangle.
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Study23Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
@robtobey, @ThaJokersRiddles drew the problem that indicates a right angle.
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robtobeyBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Ok. I stand corrected.
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Study23Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
However, the law of sines would be effective had this been a nonright triangle.
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