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zhane2015
 2 years ago
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Find the value of x. Round to the nearest tenth. The diagram is not drawn to scale.
triangle with sides X, 11 and a 24 degree angle (2 points)
zhane2015
 2 years ago
Heyy PARTY PEOPLE!! Help me, and u can get a fan or a medal!! 9. Find the value of x. Round to the nearest tenth. The diagram is not drawn to scale. triangle with sides X, 11 and a 24 degree angle (2 points)

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zhane2015
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1361201598838:dw

amistre64
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1what do you know about trig functions?

zhane2015
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0sine cosine and tangent

amistre64
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1361201660763:dw

amistre64
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1which trig function uses the next.to (adjacent) and hypotenuse

amistre64
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1tangent never looks at the hypotenuse; tan = over/nextto whats you next best one?

amistre64
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1might help to write out the functions :) just as a review

amistre64
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1cosine is the winner !! now, cosine = next.to/ hypotenuse

amistre64
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1with what is given that leaves us: cos(24) = 11/x can you solve for x?

zhane2015
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0manually?? or can i use a calculator?

amistre64
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1youll need a calculator or table to determine cos(24) but just the setup would be useful. How would we move this equation around to solve for x?

zhane2015
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I have NO CLUE, but the calculator is telling me 12.04

amistre64
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1cos(24) = 11/x x = 11/cos(24) and yes, abt 12.04 is what i get as well http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=11%2Fcos%2824%29

zhane2015
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oh ok thanks I understand now, and I have another question if you don't mind

amistre64
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1if its a quick one, I have real job stuff that i have to attend to :)

zhane2015
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0What is the value of w to the nearest degree? Diagram (1 point) 25° 35° 40° 45° dw:1361202248583:dw

amistre64
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1the idea is to find v in order to find w, right?

zhane2015
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0If this isn't quick you don't have to help, I don't want to waste your time

amistre64
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1itll be quick enough, go ahead and write out the sin cos tan function for me so we can reference them

zhane2015
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0sin = Opposite/Hyp. cos = adjacent/ Hyp. tan= opposite/adjacent

amistre64
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1lets name the parts to compare as well dw:1361202408276:dw

amistre64
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1in my mind, over is the same as opposite :)

amistre64
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so, would you agree that the sine function works best for us on this one?

amistre64
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1sin(65) = v/15 ; v = 15 sin(65) sin(w) = v/21, replacing the value of v we get sin(w) = 15 sin(65)/21 this make sense so far?

zhane2015
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes, I think i got it from here, Thanks

amistre64
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1good :) keep in mind that to find w we need to do an inverse sin operation
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