Please help! I need help with this Precal/Trig problem :/ Click attached

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let me guess Physics 1 with calc right??

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Precalculus with Trig

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well this problem is a physics problem in a trig call wow!!

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okay I am going to try to help, because lucky for you I just learned this last night

- anonymous

Yay! Thank you so much!

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first I must must request a better scan of the problem so I can read it plz..

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O.k. Does this work?

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okay are you ready??

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Yes

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the drawing is the vector with the angle does this make sense to you?

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now with the mag being at 6feet and the angle that forms 25 degree angle what do we know about this?

- anonymous

Hmm, yes. So far it's making sense.

- anonymous

hint take the vector as drawn and make triangle.

- anonymous

after drawing the triangle where would the angle be on it, if 25 degrees is theda

- anonymous

So downwards :/

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yes

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now think about this, what is megattude at 6feet tells ?

- anonymous

I'm not sure what angle

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what type of triangle did you form?

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An isosceles?

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yes

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brb phone

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Ok thanks :)

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You there?

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@godorovg

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okay back now

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sorry about the wait ..

- anonymous

Oh no problem, just had to make sure you were still here :)

- anonymous

call the search I am back lol

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Haha

- anonymous

be honest with me are really understanding what I am telling you?

- anonymous

So far... Kinda. But it really helps how you're helping me step by step

- anonymous

okay what is unclear to you? explain plz

- anonymous

So just to be clear, you drew the vector with the angle which can make an isosceles triangle. So now what?

- anonymous

if you read the problem it states there is a vector that has a 25 degree angle and maga of 6 feet. So, I took the what the problem and drew it out as to what the problem is asking for. The drawing is not to scare and could be a little off, but the point was to show you what it was saying

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Oh o.k. Now I fully understand. So now, to solve

- anonymous

the reason for me having you form a triangle is to get you not so scared of the vector is all

- anonymous

because vectors are scary things if you don't know them

- anonymous

well to solve this problem, I want you to try to tell me what step should be next? I won't be there when are you tested on this. Just try and I will guide you

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what does the problem want to know??

- anonymous

hint pick out key points needed to solve, forget the rest.

- anonymous

so we have angle 25 degrees and 6ft and the answers are 2. something so if this is trig what should be done now I would think we should considers sin or cos of 6times what you say?

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so in other words 6sin(25)=

- anonymous

Just a sec

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2.53

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does that match the answer choice given?

- anonymous

Yes! Wow, thank you so very much :) And I understood your explanation from above

- anonymous

your so welcome, bare with me is all I ask. Because I am trying to teach you and not give answers

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Yes, I agree :) I will.

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