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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)
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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
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1361201598838:dw

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

amistre64
 one year 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
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0manually?? or can i use a calculator?

amistre64
 one year 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
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I have NO CLUE, but the calculator is telling me 12.04

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

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

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

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

amistre64
 one year 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
 one year 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
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes, I think i got it from here, Thanks

amistre64
 one year 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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