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 2 years ago
PreCalc&Trig
The point (5,12) is on the terminal side of an angle in standard position. Determine the exact value of tanθ.
 2 years ago
PreCalc&Trig The point (5,12) is on the terminal side of an angle in standard position. Determine the exact value of tanθ.

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campbell_st
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1well you need a number plane dw:1356115785816:dw the point (5, 12) is in the 3rd quadrant... the tan ratio is in the 3rd quadrant

campbell_st
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1in the 3rd quadrant \[\tan(\theta) = \tan(x)\] dw:1356115967164:dw use the sides of the triangle shown to calculate \[\tan(x) = \frac{opp}{adj}\]

Atkinsoha
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So 12/5? I'm terrible at math.xD

campbell_st
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1thats the exact value

Atkinsoha
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0That's all it is? That doesn't seem as hard as I thought.

campbell_st
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1its just about knowing quadrants and whats positive and negative

Atkinsoha
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Okay, well thank you very much!
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