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If the shorter leg of a 306090 triangle has length 8/sqrt(3), then the longer leg has length _____.



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rizwan_uet
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dw:1359552112462:dw

rizwan_uet
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use sine theta to find x

dedderick
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still not making sense

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

dedderick
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yes

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

rizwan_uet
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now calculate x

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

rizwan_uet
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yes but sin30 = 1/2
now solve it

dedderick
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how would you type that in the calculator

rizwan_uet
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have you scientific calculator???

dedderick
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yes

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

dedderick
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ok i got 2.66

rizwan_uet
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ok now clear your calculator's display

dedderick
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k

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

dedderick
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ok i got 5.35

rizwan_uet
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so this is your answer verify it

dedderick
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thnx

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welcome