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i want to find the area of a triangle with the given angles A=32˚ C= 77˚ a=71cm. I got the answer about 48.5sqcm but the answer says 170sqcm..How is this possible? click attached.http://bamboodock.wacom.com/doodler/0cb3063d8c0b490282c1055993bc5aba
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i want to find the area of a triangle with the given angles A=32˚ C= 77˚ a=71cm. I got the answer about 48.5sqcm but the answer says 170sqcm..How is this possible? click attached.http://bamboodock.wacom.com/doodler/0cb3063d8c0b490282c1055993bc5aba
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lsuganoBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yes i am! my computer froze
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godorovgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
let me ask some questions here. First when you did the work did you check the signs like +  because the could cause a problem also in the first part explain this a little I am just trying to understand
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lsuganoBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
um i think i am doing it right.
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godorovgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
okay than where did 180 come from?
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godorovgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I did to know the whole problem not just answers
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lsuganoBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
180 is the total of the 3 angles of the traignle
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lsuganoBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
since i know A=32 and C=77 B= 71 from 1803277
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godorovgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
did you plug for for these?
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godorovgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
did you a and put in it for a
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lsuganoBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
the formula to find an area of a triangle with 2 angles and one side given is area= a^2sinBsinC / 2sinA
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lsuganoBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
am i wrong or is this book stupid...? lol
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alexwee123Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
im just curious is this geometry or trig? o.0
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alexwee123Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
oh ok then maybe you can check this site out http://www.regentsprep.org/Regents/math/algtrig/ATT13/areatriglesson.htm it gives a better formula and solution :D
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cfraser007Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
ok ok...i think u should try to change your calculator settings to degrees and not radians!
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lsuganoBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
its in degrees...i already tried doing that...
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cfraser007Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
wait a seocnd...i'll put my numbers up...i got approximately 170.3...check for yourself...
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lsuganoBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i got 61.63 but the book says 170...
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godorovgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I think the second part is wrong somehow
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cfraser007Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1344138495546:dw
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godorovgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yep that is what is wrong forgot to put the a b c in the problem
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godorovgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
in other words sub in
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lsuganoBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
wait how did you get 180.57.?? i cant got 188.36
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cfraser007Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
ok...lets take even more baby steps! what did u get for sin71 x sin77?
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godorovgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
cfraser should I go and let you help or stay??
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cfraser007Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
i can help...i guess...!
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lsuganoBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
sin77= 0.9744 sin71= 0.9455
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lsuganoBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
for making you guys have a hard time....
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godorovgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
nah don't worry about it
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lsuganoBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
thank you! so does this look okay so far?
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cfraser007Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
haha! no problem...most of us are here to help and make ourselves feel better anyways! lol...and actually 186 is right! (i mistyped!)
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cfraser007Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
what did u get for 2sin32?
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godorovgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
ha ha typo wow get love trig on a computer ha ha
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cfraser007Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
okay...so, divide those two numbers!
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cfraser007Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dont round them up like me! the more digits...the better!!
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cfraser007Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
hmm...so...thats much closer to 170! lol
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lsuganoBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
isnt it lose to 180....?lol
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godorovgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yeah, but who is keeping track lol
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cfraser007Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
better than 48.5! :)
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godorovgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
cfraser007 nice job!!
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