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An acute angle θ is in a right triangle with sin θ =1/2 . What is the value of cot θ?

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    cot theta = 1 /tan theta

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    do u need any more help/

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    it's sqrt3/2 correct?

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    no what is value of tan theta in this triangle (remember tan = opposite side /adjacent)

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    1/sqrt3

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    right, so cot theta is 1 / (1/sqrt3)

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    - which is adjacent / opposite right?

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    sqrt3/1 1/sqrt3 2/sqrt3 sqrt3/2 wait so which would be right and why?

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    correct is sqrt3 / 1 or just sqrt3 adjacent side = sqrt3 opposite = 1

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    theres a mnemonic which helps you rmember the trig rations: SOH-CAH-TOA have u come across that ?

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    yeah i was just getting confused thank you!

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    yw

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