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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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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_stBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
well 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
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campbell_stBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
in the 3rd quadrant \[\tan(\theta) = \tan(x)\] dw:1356115967164:dw use the sides of the triangle shown to calculate \[\tan(x) = \frac{opp}{adj}\]
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AtkinsohaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
So 12/5? I'm terrible at math.xD
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campbell_stBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
thats the exact value
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AtkinsohaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
That's all it is? That doesn't seem as hard as I thought.
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campbell_stBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
its just about knowing quadrants and whats positive and negative
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AtkinsohaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Okay, well thank you very much!
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