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kenneyfamily

  • 3 years ago

if csc x= -5/4 and 180<x<270, find tan x a)-4/5 b)-4/3 c)3/4 d)4/3

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  1. jim_thompson5910
    • 3 years ago
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    First find x in |dw:1353213278975:dw|

  2. kenneyfamily
    • 3 years ago
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    3

  3. jim_thompson5910
    • 3 years ago
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    I guess I should have used another variable than x, but tan(x) = opp/adj tan(x) = -4/5

  4. kenneyfamily
    • 3 years ago
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    isnt 5 the hypotenuse?

  5. kenneyfamily
    • 3 years ago
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    would it be -4/-3 since its in the 3rd quadrant making it just 4/3? @jim_thompson5910

  6. jim_thompson5910
    • 3 years ago
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    oh right, yeah it's positive, my bad

  7. jim_thompson5910
    • 3 years ago
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    and it should be tan(x) = 4/3

  8. jim_thompson5910
    • 3 years ago
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    so you are 100% correct

  9. kenneyfamily
    • 3 years ago
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    thanks!

  10. jim_thompson5910
    • 3 years ago
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    np

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