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dedderick

  • 2 years ago

If the shorter leg of a 30-60-90 triangle has length 8/sqrt(3), then the longer leg has length _____.

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  1. rizwan_uet
    • 2 years ago
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    |dw:1359552112462:dw|

  2. rizwan_uet
    • 2 years ago
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    use sine theta to find x

  3. dedderick
    • 2 years ago
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    still not making sense

  4. rizwan_uet
    • 2 years ago
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    ok in this triangle are you seeing the longer and shorter leg

  5. dedderick
    • 2 years ago
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    yes

  6. rizwan_uet
    • 2 years ago
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    now i have denote the longer leg by x now to find x i use the following formula

  7. rizwan_uet
    • 2 years ago
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    |dw:1359552413610:dw|

  8. rizwan_uet
    • 2 years ago
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    now calculate x

  9. dedderick
    • 2 years ago
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    so divide the sin30 into the 8/sqrt of 3

  10. rizwan_uet
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    yes but sin30 = 1/2 now solve it

  11. dedderick
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    how would you type that in the calculator

  12. rizwan_uet
    • 2 years ago
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    have you scientific calculator???

  13. dedderick
    • 2 years ago
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    yes

  14. rizwan_uet
    • 2 years ago
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    press 8 then press / or divide button and then press 3 then = button

  15. dedderick
    • 2 years ago
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    ok i got 2.66

  16. rizwan_uet
    • 2 years ago
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    ok now clear your calculator's display

  17. dedderick
    • 2 years ago
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    k

  18. rizwan_uet
    • 2 years ago
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    ok now type 2.66 then press / and type 0.5 and press =

  19. dedderick
    • 2 years ago
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    ok i got 5.35

  20. rizwan_uet
    • 2 years ago
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    so this is your answer verify it

  21. dedderick
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    thnx

  22. rizwan_uet
    • 2 years ago
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    welcome

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