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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
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    |dw:1359552112462:dw|

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  2. rizwan_uet
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    use sine theta to find x

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  3. dedderick
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    still not making sense

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  4. rizwan_uet
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    ok in this triangle are you seeing the longer and shorter leg

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  5. dedderick
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    yes

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

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    |dw:1359552413610:dw|

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  8. rizwan_uet
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    now calculate x

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  9. dedderick
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    so divide the sin30 into the 8/sqrt of 3

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    yes but sin30 = 1/2 now solve it

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    how would you type that in the calculator

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    have you scientific calculator???

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  13. dedderick
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    yes

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  14. rizwan_uet
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    press 8 then press / or divide button and then press 3 then = button

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  15. dedderick
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    ok i got 2.66

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  16. rizwan_uet
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    ok now clear your calculator's display

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  17. dedderick
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    k

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  18. rizwan_uet
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    ok now type 2.66 then press / and type 0.5 and press =

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    ok i got 5.35

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  20. rizwan_uet
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    so this is your answer verify it

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  21. dedderick
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    thnx

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  22. rizwan_uet
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    welcome

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