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Do you know the trigonometric identities? Sin and cosine?

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cosine =adjustment/hypotenuse right

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cos 50=x/90

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Not so fast. So we know that \(a=50\) degrees. \(\cos a=\frac BC\). \(C\) we know is \(90\). So yes, to solve for B, you would use \(B=90\cos a\).

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cost 50=confused

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cos 50=x/90

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Yes. Multiply both sides by \(90\).

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you multiply 50x90
right

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No, you multiply 90 by cos 50.

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50x90=4,500

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i got 4,500

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\[90\cdot\cos50\neq90\cdot50\]

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i got 86.87

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That sounds off.

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im not sure

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Do you know how to do \(90\times\cos50\)?

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cosx50 right

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No, \(\cos\) is an operation.

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im getting 4,500 for some reason

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Alright, do you know what an operation is?
\(\sin x\) and \(\cos x\) are like machines into which you put a number \(x\) and retrieve a value. So do \(\cos50\) first.

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im getting 50

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i did cos 50

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if i do 50 cos=0.9649

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\(50\cos\neq\cos50\).

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It's not a multiplication.

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im getting 50

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i click on cos and than i put 50
so i got 50

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I have no idea what you're talking about. You sound confused. Do you know what \(\sin x\) is?

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yes
on calculator

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No, even more importantly, \(\sin x\) is an operation performed on \(x\). You're used to operations like \(+,-,\times,\div\), but \(\sin x\) is an operation like that. You can't just move the \(\sin\) around.

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@swissgirl @bahrom7893 I can't tell what the confusion here is. Help me!

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@nincompoop You are a better teacher.

- swissgirl

Ok well on your calculator you should have this button called sin, cos and tan correct?

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yes

- swissgirl

allrrighhttyy so on your calculator type 90*Cos(50) then press enter

- swissgirl

ohhhh u r on radians. You gotta set your calculator to degrees

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oh that's the problem

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i dont know why im getting 4,500

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what i did is 90xcos50

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you don't multiply when its cos(50) right

- swissgirl

90*50=4500
But we are typing 90*Cos(50)
remember to include the Cos

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ok i was using my iphone calculator that's why it wasnt working now im using internet cal and i got57.85

- swissgirl

Correct:)

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so what's next

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idk ask bad

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Ask @nincompoop ... I have a terrible headache.

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The cosine of a 50° angle is ____

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@lgbasallote YOU.

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The second most powerful. Most powerful is undoubtedly CleverBot. :P

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Unfortunately, CleverBot is not programmed to give you right answers. Just data mine a lot.

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ok who i should ask for help

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Ugh, I don't know how to help because it seems you aren't clear about what you're confused on.

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ok

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i wasnt using the right calculator

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now i got it

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