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ze4life Group Title

find the value of x

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  1. Brittni0605 Group Title
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    Do you know law of sines?

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  2. ze4life Group Title
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    i couldn't do it on this

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  3. Brittni0605 Group Title
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    yes, you can to find the angle x.

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  4. Brittni0605 Group Title
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    |dw:1355438129894:dw|

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  5. ze4life Group Title
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    x=sin-1(.0087679 then what do i do

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  6. Brittni0605 Group Title
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    Umm, that decimal is incorrect.

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  7. Brittni0605 Group Title
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    |dw:1355438776265:dw|

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  8. ScottB05 Group Title
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    Guys you cant use the law of sines on a triangle that's not 90 degrees angle, right????

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  9. ScottB05 Group Title
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    Looks to me like\[c^{2} = a^{2} + b^{2} - 2bc CosA\]

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  10. ScottB05 Group Title
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    Correct me if I'm wrong; please - Is that triangle a right angle??

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  11. ze4life Group Title
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    i have no clue what do u think brittini

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  12. ze4life Group Title
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    nd no its not a right angle

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  13. Brittni0605 Group Title
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    Law of sines is not only for right triangles.

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  14. Brittni0605 Group Title
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    You cant use law of cosines, and I think if you were to try @ScottB05 's setup is incorrect.

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  15. Brittni0605 Group Title
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    Ok, you still cant use the law of cosines.

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  16. ze4life Group Title
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    but how do i start in this problem

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  17. Brittni0605 Group Title
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    I would say since the angles in a triangle must add to 180 degrees. Find your missing angle.

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  18. ScottB05 Group Title
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    |dw:1355439236917:dw| Again - Please tell me if I'm going about this the wrong way?

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  19. ScottB05 Group Title
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    Oh.... Right ignore me completely you made a mistake apparently - I'm so stupid sometimes -.-

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  20. ze4life Group Title
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    im confused

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  21. Brittni0605 Group Title
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    I still disagree with @ScottB05

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  22. ScottB05 Group Title
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    With good reason, I said I'm wrong already xD

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  23. Brittni0605 Group Title
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    Oh, okay. :p

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  24. ze4life Group Title
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    now u think its solved by the law of cosines

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  25. Brittni0605 Group Title
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    No, I think law of sines

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  26. ze4life Group Title
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    okay srry but lets start from the beginning because i got messed up with all this srry brittini

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  27. Brittni0605 Group Title
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    No prob.

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  28. ze4life Group Title
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    thnxs k

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  29. Brittni0605 Group Title
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    |dw:1355440194446:dw|

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  30. Brittni0605 Group Title
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    So, since you know two angles..can you find the third one? Hint: all angles in a triangle add up to 180 degrees

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  31. ze4life Group Title
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    63 degrees

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  32. Brittni0605 Group Title
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    Great, so now your triangle looks like: |dw:1355440610624:dw|

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  33. ze4life Group Title
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    :-( can u show me the equation to help solve it

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  34. Brittni0605 Group Title
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    You can use law of cosines.

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    |dw:1355441141043:dw|

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    |dw:1355441267636:dw|

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  37. ze4life Group Title
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    x=1924.7 its so off

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  38. ze4life Group Title
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    what did u get brittni

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  39. ScottB05 Group Title
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    @Brittni0605 You've done what I've done way up My answer to that equasion was x = 26.9

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  40. ze4life Group Title
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    i know but i did something wrong

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  41. ze4life Group Title
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    wait actually u did the wrong problem this is the right one |dw:1355443147072:dw|

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  42. ze4life Group Title
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    can u try to solve it and see what u get

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  43. ScottB05 Group Title
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    |dw:1355443262333:dw|

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  44. ze4life Group Title
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    thats much better thnxs i really understood my mistake

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  45. ScottB05 Group Title
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    I may still be wrong but I believe this to be correct. Right until proven wrong =)

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  46. ze4life Group Title
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    i think its the right answer

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  47. Brittni0605 Group Title
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    oops, sorry guys, I was eating.

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  48. ze4life Group Title
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    hhh its alright so i think we got the right answer

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  49. ScottB05 Group Title
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    I'd be happier if @Brittni0605 double checked my answer - I was wrong before :)

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  50. ze4life Group Title
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    what do u think brittni

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  51. Brittni0605 Group Title
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    Hm, this is interesting. The picture must be drawn incorrectly, two angles are equal so it has to be an isosceles triangle.

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  52. ze4life Group Title
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    its not exactly the same as the assignment but im new in this drawing thing

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  53. Brittni0605 Group Title
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    |dw:1355444759541:dw|

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  54. Brittni0605 Group Title
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    maybe that's better..

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  55. ze4life Group Title
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    yup way better :p

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  56. Brittni0605 Group Title
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    I agree with thinking x= 9.56

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  57. ze4life Group Title
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    thnxs people i will close the question and i really appreciate ur help

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  58. Brittni0605 Group Title
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    Yep, np.

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  59. ScottB05 Group Title
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    |dw:1355445651964:dw|Hmm... Wait actually... Haha I just saw something cause u drew it like that

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  60. Brittni0605 Group Title
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    Hmm..

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  61. Brittni0605 Group Title
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    Umm, cosine would be adjacent over hypotenuse, not hypotenuse over adjacent.

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  62. ScottB05 Group Title
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    |dw:1355446061993:dw|Of course :L

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  63. Brittni0605 Group Title
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    Hmm, and for the original triangle..xsin54 = 8sin63, x= 8.81

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  64. ScottB05 Group Title
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    So looks like we found a solution, x = 8.81; after about 2 hours? :)

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  65. Brittni0605 Group Title
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    Lol, phew, I feel so dumb.

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  66. ze4life Group Title
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    hhh really its hilarious so THE ANSWER IS 8.81 for sure :p

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  67. Brittni0605 Group Title
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    Yes, I agree. Sigh.

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  68. ScottB05 Group Title
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    Well in Scotland it's 1.10 am; I can sleep happy knowing it's solved! :)

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  69. Brittni0605 Group Title
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    Ohh, wow. Well goodnight-ish then..lol.

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  70. ScottB05 Group Title
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    Haha, cheers, gn ;) Maybe I can blame my stupic mistakes on the time? :D

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  71. Brittni0605 Group Title
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    Lml..we both made silly mistakes, just bc we are human.

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  72. ScottB05 Group Title
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    You hope I'm human.... :')

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  73. Brittni0605 Group Title
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    ..oh no, im scared..I do hope you're human..lol.

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