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catgirl17

  • 3 years ago

find the side labeled x and y round to two decimal places. i have to draw the triangle.

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  1. abigail2010
    • 3 years ago
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    do you have a picture to go along with this?

  2. catgirl17
    • 3 years ago
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    |dw:1347419773498:dw|

  3. abigail2010
    • 3 years ago
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    use SOHCAHTOA

  4. abigail2010
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    Do you know how to use that?

  5. catgirl17
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    yes

  6. abigail2010
    • 3 years ago
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    Alright if you use sohcahtoa you can figure out the x and y that is needed for your answer! =)

  7. catgirl17
    • 3 years ago
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    \[\cos 35 degree=\frac{ 2 }{ x }\]

  8. catgirl17
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    i just don't where to go from there?

  9. abigail2010
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    cos(35) = 2/x... all you gotta do is plug in cos35 into your calculator (if you can use it that is) then you will get a number... so it look like... # = 2/x then just solve for your x

  10. catgirl17
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    .

  11. abigail2010
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    does that make sense?

  12. catgirl17
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    okay thanks

  13. UnkleRhaukus
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    \[\cos(35°)=\frac 2x\] \[x=\frac 2{\cos(35°)}\]

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