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satellite73
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1from a question last night. what's wrong with this picture?

sauravshakya
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2The given angle should have been more than pi/4

UnkleRhaukus
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0if π/6 is an angle in a right angled triangle then is it the smallest angle

sauravshakya
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Oh it is not a right angled triangle.

Miyuru
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@satellite73 is the angle given in radian then the angle would be 30

TuringTest
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@Unkle it does say "not drawn to scale though"

satellite73
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1then later when you are asked to "solve" a triangle it is impossible, because no one can draw the damn thing would the same moron who gave this problem draw a rectangle and label as follows dw:1349963756626:dw

satellite73
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1not drawn to scale is no excuse you cannot make \(\frac{\pi}{6}\) larger than \(\frac{\pi}{3}\) it just doesn't make sense

Miyuru
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ohh man all these guys are greatest ones in OS

gaara438125
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0it still says triangles not drawn to scale...which is plural and i only see one >.>

sauravshakya
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2So, u mean to say not enough information given in the figure to say it is a right angled triangle.

satellite73
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1no i mean the question is designed to confuse. the long side of the triangle is shorter than the short side. it is insane

lgbasallote
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0just another reason to hate math

Miyuru
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Is this a question to confuse everyone

sauravshakya
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Yeah..... So, I said the given angle must be greater than pi/4

UnkleRhaukus
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1349963986971:dw

satellite73
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1if you want to test this kind of knowledge, and for some reason don't want a visual clue then simply ask " if the side adjacent to an angle of \(\frac{\pi}{6}\) in a right triangle is 5 units long, find the lenght of the other sides

satellite73
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1@lgbasallote another reason to hate math teachers ok rant is done, thanks for listening

UnkleRhaukus
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0maybe the perspective is just strange

Miyuru
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0It's not mentioned that the triangle is a rightangled. :)

estudier
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Advice to teachers: "Make sure that students appreciate that diagrams can be misleading etc etc.." Duh....

satellite73
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1advice to teachers: since it is clear that \(3<6\) you would think your students rather simple if they drew a rectangle and labelled the short side 6 and the long side 3, because that is just stupid by the same token, don't prove yourself just as stupid by making an angle of 30 degrees twice the side of an angle of 60 degrees, and then be amazed when a) they cannot solve your problem b) they cannot solve a right (or general) triangle because they are unable to draw a decent picture first

estudier
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yes, excellent. I am of the opinion that diagrams, if treated with the same care as anything else in mathematics, add value.
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