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 2 years ago
Find the value of x. Round to the nearest tenth. The diagram is not drawn to scale
 2 years ago
Find the value of x. Round to the nearest tenth. The diagram is not drawn to scale

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amistre64
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2which trig function would you use with the information given?

frogs29
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0wouldnt you use cosine?

amistre64
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2start out by writing down the 3 basic trig functions for me ...

frogs29
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well there are sine and cosine i know for sure

amistre64
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2good, and also tangent. how do we define them in terms of the sides of a triangle? using opposite, adjacent, and hypotenuse ...

frogs29
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0in not sure to be honest

amistre64
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2then that is what you need to work on. sin = opp/hyp cos = adj/hyp tan = opp/adj given these 3 basic trig functions, which one uses the information given?

amistre64
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2you might wanna use words that you like :) i tend to use over, next.to, and slant becasue they sound less babbley

frogs29
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So this triangle i would use tangent then?

amistre64
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2correct tan(a) = over/next.to , lets fill in whats given tan(15) = x/12 how do we move this about to get x all alone?

frogs29
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i have a quetion first. where and how do you get 15?

amistre64
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2i have old eyes :) i read the 12 and 35 together and saw 15

frogs29
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh ok lol so it would be tan(35)=x/12?

amistre64
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2yes, then its just a little algebra to solve for x

frogs29
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so then i would multiply 12 and 35 together?

amistre64
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2you are on the right track, but lets clarify that alittle 12 * tan(35) = x you need a table or calculator for the tan(35) part

frogs29
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so it would be 8.40249045851651735

frogs29
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0and rounding to the nearest tenth would be 8.4

frogs29
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok so that would be x then?

amistre64
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2lets see. 12*tan(35) = x 8.4 = x yep, im pretty sure that completes it :)

frogs29
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok thank you so much would you be able to help me with one more?

amistre64
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2prolly not, ive got a class starting soon

frogs29
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh ok well thank you for your help i appreciate it!
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