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kcla1996

  • 3 years ago

For triangle QPS, find the sine, cosine, and tangent of <P.

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  1. kcla1996
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  2. Dido525
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    Well... Tan is opposite/adjacent Cosine is Adjacent/Hypotenuse Sin is Opposite /Hypotenuse

  3. Dido525
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    Or Perpendicular/base Base/Hypotenuse Perpendicular/hypotenuse

  4. Dido525
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    Respectively.

  5. kcla1996
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    i don't know what those mean

  6. Dido525
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    Okay let me draw a picture.

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    |dw:1349488790512:dw|

  8. Dido525
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    That's just by definition.

  9. kcla1996
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    so what is the first step in solving this?

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    |dw:1349488930924:dw|

  11. Dido525
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    Can you sort of see where this is going?

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    |dw:1349488992787:dw|

  13. Dido525
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    Do you sort of see what you have to do?

  14. kcla1996
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    um let me see....

  15. kcla1996
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    Tan: 5/9

  16. kcla1996
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    cos: 9/14

  17. kcla1996
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    sine: 5/14 is that right?

  18. Dido525
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    Yep :) .

  19. kcla1996
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    thanks for the help!!!

  20. Dido525
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    Welcome :) .

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