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robinkss
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if you are trying to find an angle and you only have this equation, 3x14, how do you solve
 one year ago
 one year ago
robinkss Group Title
if you are trying to find an angle and you only have this equation, 3x14, how do you solve
 one year ago
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theEric Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Well, that's actually an expression, not an equation. An equation needs equal expressions, like\[y=3x14\]I assume that the angle you want to know is on the graph of \(y=3x14\). Does that seem right, so far?
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theEric Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Alright, now, have you learned trigonometric functions yet?
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theEric Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Is this a question for class, or is it your own curiosity? I might have to research another way to get the angle than I had thought of using earlier.
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robinkss Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
this is homework from summer
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theEric Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
And you don't know about the tangent a.k.a. \(tan\) function?
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theEric Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Well, I guess we might as well look at the graph.dw:1374722124721:dwI'm not sure which angle the question wants, but I assume it's the angle of the line measured from the xaxis and you would use the tangent function. Maybe I can find others to help us... With the tangent function, you use the equation \(tan^{1}(m)=\theta\) where \(m\) is your slope and \(\theta\) is its angle.
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robinkss Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
nevermind
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theEric Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I would imagine you are, especially if you never used the tangent function! But I don't know any other way!
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Hero Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Alternatively you can just use a protractor and graph paper.
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theEric Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Ahhhhhh.... I seeee.... So, measuring, not calculating. I think I remember doing that before, too.
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robinkss Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
oh so instead of finding y you just measure from what x is?
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theEric Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
So you'll need to have grid paper, so your line is straight and your axes are perpendicular and everything is accurate. Then you can measure the line accurately. Thank you, @Hero !
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theEric Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1374722785269:dw
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theEric Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Do you have grid paper and a protractor?
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robinkss Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ya and i think i got it thank you @theEric
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theEric Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Sweet. Just set up the protractor along the \(x\)axis (or at least parallel to the \(x\)axis) and have that point on the line. Good luck :)
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