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rebeccaskell94
 2 years ago
@SmoothMath I need your help D:
Use △DEF, shown below, to answer the question that follows.
http://learn.flvs.net/webdav/assessment_images/educator_geometry_v14/pool_Geom_3641_0402_02/0402_G2_Q3.gif
What is the value of x rounded to the nearest hundredth?
rebeccaskell94
 2 years ago
@SmoothMath I need your help D: Use △DEF, shown below, to answer the question that follows. http://learn.flvs.net/webdav/assessment_images/educator_geometry_v14/pool_Geom_3641_0402_02/0402_G2_Q3.gif What is the value of x rounded to the nearest hundredth?

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SmoothMath
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4What have you tried so far?

mathslover
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1341504473383:dw

SmoothMath
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4This is very similar to the kind of problem I taught you before.

rebeccaskell94
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Well I looked at the triangle and saw that like EF is opposite and DE is adjacent sooo I use tan?

SmoothMath
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4Very good. Keep going. Use tangent to set up the equation.

mathslover
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0soa cah toa .. tan (theta)= opposite / adjacent .. good u r going right best of luck

ivandelgado6
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0SmoothMath help me

SmoothMath
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4Sorry, Becca is cuter.

rebeccaskell94
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1:3> xD thanks Okay, um Tan(45) = x/55 ?

SmoothMath
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4Looks good. Solve for x and then round to the nearest hundredth like they ask.

SmoothMath
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4Oh wait. One problem with your equation. The angle isn't 45.

rebeccaskell94
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1lol derp. 49 Tan(49) = x/55 x= 2,695

SmoothMath
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4I don't know what you did, but 2,695 is super super off.

rebeccaskell94
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1D: I thought it was 49 x 55 to find out x to then divide it and then make it like...right =2695/55 = 49

SmoothMath
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4TANGENT of 49... super different from 49. Use your calculator to find out what tan(49) is. Make sure you're in degrees and not radians.

SmoothMath
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4tan(49) = x/55 Just solve for x, then let your calculator do the trig function for you.

rebeccaskell94
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1my calculator doesn't do anything but x/55

SmoothMath
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4It really doesn't have sin cos tan buttons on it? You'll need to use a different calculator then, or else use google or alpha.

rebeccaskell94
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1This is what I use http://web2.0calc.com/

rebeccaskell94
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Or is it just the 1.15 thing

rebeccaskell94
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1ohhh like tan(49) = 1.15/55 ?

SmoothMath
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4Far left, below pi, you'll see the buttons sin, cos, and tan. Those are your trig functions. To do this one, click tan, then 49, then ). Should look like this: I've boxed the trig function buttons in blue and the way to switch between degrees and radian modes in green.

SmoothMath
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4Becca, please don't forget how to do simple algebra. tan(49) = x/55 How do you solve for x?

rebeccaskell94
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.149/1 • x/55? ... My brain...it's dying. :(

SmoothMath
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4multiply both sides by 55. _

rebeccaskell94
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1__ dollface 49 • 55 and x/55 • 55?

SmoothMath
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4not 49*55. tan(49)*55

SmoothMath
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4and what is x/55 * 55?

SmoothMath
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4oh my goodness. Becca, can you solve this equation for me? 4 = x/2

SmoothMath
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4Same dang thing here. tan(49) = x/55

rebeccaskell94
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Its not just 55*49 D: he said it's tan(49) :(

Wolfboy
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I. Thought sooo......hmmmmmm

Wolfboy
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Sooo we need the formula for tan or a couculater

SmoothMath
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4Yes. Let me just show you the last 2 steps. You got as far as tan(49) = x/55 multiply both sides by 55. That's basic algebra, solving for x. 55*tan(49) = x tan of 49, when you put in your calculator is 1.15036841 and 55*(1.15036841) = 63.2702625 then, of course you round to the nearest hundredth.

rebeccaskell94
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Thank you dollface :D Sorry if I frustrated you :c

SmoothMath
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4You didn't, cutesie buttons. I'm happy to help. =)
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