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keelyjmBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Find the exact value of sin(arctan(2)). For full credit, explain your reasoning.
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AravindGBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
well first try to make than tan inverse inside the bracket to sin inverse so that we get sin (sin1)
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AravindGBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
drawing a triangle can help you do that
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keelyjmBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Drawing a triangle will help change tan1 to sin1?
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hartnnBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Let arctan 2 = x so, tan x = 2 /1 since you know tan x = opposite side/adjacent side make a right angled triangle with one leg =2 and other leg = 1 dw:1359734613467:dw now can you find the hypotenuse ??
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AravindGBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yep :) just draw ..you will see
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hartnnBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
once you find the hypotenuse, find sin x.
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hartnnBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
because sin(arctan(2)). = sin x
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hartnnBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
yes, so sin x = sin (arctan 2) =...?
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hartnnBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
thats the hypotenuse . sin ratio = opposite side / hypotenuse =... ?
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keelyjmBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
alright and what about finding the exact real value of arccos(sqrt2/2)?
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keelyjmBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
no I understand that now that you have to use a tiangle to solve it
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hartnnBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
arccos(sqrt2/2) =x cos x = sqrt2/2 = 1/sqrt 2 for what value of angle 'x' is cos x = 1/sqrt 2 its one of the standard angle....
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hartnnBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
also, next time please ask new question in new post...
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keelyjmBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
okay sorry. I am not sure how you got cos x = sqrt2/2 = 1/sqrt 2 ?
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hartnnBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
you know unit circle ? which defines standard values of sin/cos for standard angles...
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hartnnBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
i suggest you learn and remember all standard angles and values..
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keelyjmBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yes i know the unit circle. is that pi/4? 45 degrees?
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keelyjmBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so pi/4 would be the exact real value?
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satellite73Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
\[\arccos(\frac{\sqrt{2}}{2})\] see if you recall an angle whose cosine is \(\frac{\sqrt{2}}{2}\)
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hartnnBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
yes. pi/4 in radians 45 in degrees.
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