## janessia 3 years ago Can someone explain to me what SINE is? I'm taking my ACT tomorrow and i have to know!! Please Help Me!?

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1. AriPotta

opposite/hypotenuse

2. isaiah993

beat me to it

3. ieatpi

That's a pretty broad question, is there a specific aspect of the Sine Function you are wondering about?

4. janessia

what does that mean like the legs?

5. CliffSedge

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6. janessia

Which of the following is the sine of A in the right triangle below?

7. isaiah993

x

8. janessia

9. isaiah993

the line from point b tio point c

10. janessia

thank you so you just divide the hypotenuse and the side opposite of it?

11. janessia

then what are the rules for tangent and cosine

12. AriPotta

SOH CAH TOA. sin = opposite/hypotenuse cos = adjacent/hypotenuse tan = opposite/adjacent

13. CliffSedge

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14. isaiah993

15. AriPotta
16. AriPotta

there's a video :) i like to learn by video, so yea. that might be easier for you to learn

17. janessia

ohhh i remmeber SOH CAH TOA thanks!!!

18. AriPotta

no problem :) it reminds me of like a native american chant or something lol. SOH CAH TOA! SOH CAH TOA! PREPARE THE SACRIFICE!

19. AriPotta

that was a little extreme o-o sorry.

20. CliffSedge

O.o