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berrypickingBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
corrections 7 cos 2t=3
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cwrw238Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
arccos 3/7  your calculator will give u the value of t in first quadrant the other value is in 4th quadrant
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berrypickingBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
what does arccos mean
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berrypickingBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
am I setting calculator in rad. or degrees
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cwrw238Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
oh  then find angle whose cos is 3/7 0 calculator will give you value of 2t in first quadrant
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cwrw238Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
right  set to rad arccos means the angle whose cos is given value or  on calculator button this might be cos 1
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berrypickingBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
cos 3/7= .91 now what
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berrypickingBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
how do I get the other value
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cwrw238Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
you need cos1 not cos check again : i make it 1.128 rad
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berrypickingBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ok that is 1.099??
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berrypickingBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
1/cos(3/7) right?
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berrypickingBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
and how do you know I need cos1 and not cos?
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cwrw238Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
no  the cosine of the angle 2t = 3/7 you need to find the angle whose cosine is 3/7 first find 3 / 7 on ur calculator then you need to press the cos1 (or arccos) button
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berrypickingBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
do I just press cos then 1
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cwrw238Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
cos1 does not mean 1 / cos in this context
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cwrw238Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
no there is probably a button marked cos but you first press the shift key then cos button to get value of the angle
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cwrw238Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
cos1 notation is a bit confusing  in Europe they use arccos which makes more sense
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berrypickingBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
cos (3/7)=.91. Do I press shift key before entering cos (3/7)? don't know the shift key
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berrypickingBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I haven't done any problems with cos1
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cwrw238Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
calculators vary you either press shift cos (3/7) or (3/7) shift cos
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cwrw238Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
the correct value is 1.127 (to 3 dec places)
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cwrw238Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
its a bit hard to explain without seeing your calculator....
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