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dw:1351550575736:dw
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If theta equals tan theta and that equals 3, find F(theta+pi)
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dw:1351550836023:dw
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not sure hoe theta can equal tan theta
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unless theta equals 0
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But cant see it when theta equals 3
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Well, I think you can also read it as tan theta=3, and it wants you to find the exact value using the coord plane.
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And something about when you add pi you go 180 degrees around the unit circle...
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1) you know that the tangent is positive so if you start in quadrant 1 you know that the triangle that you draw the opposite side to the angle has to be 3 times that of the adjacent side. dw:1351551020275:dw adding pi or 180 degrees puts you in the 3rd quadrant where both sin and cos are both negative, so the negatives signs will cancel out. Therefore, tan(theta) = tan(theta+180) = 3
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Oh and pi(radians) = 180 degrees and yes I know it should be a 3 in the drawing
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Tan= y/x ...do you use the value of x or y in this example?
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dw:1351551191480:dw \[\tan{(\theta)} = \frac{\sin{(\theta})}{\cos{(\theta)}} \] when you go to the 3rd quadrant you go from a y/x to a (y)/(x) so you stay with y/x
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\[\frac{\sin{(\theta)}}{\cos{(\theta)}}=\frac{y}{r}\frac{r}{x}\]
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