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3. a. What is m<Y to the nearest degree?
b. Reasoning Suppose you know the lengths
of all three sides of a right triangle. Does it
matter which trigonometric ratio you use to
find the measure of any of the three angles? Explain.
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3. a. What is m<Y to the nearest degree? b. Reasoning Suppose you know the lengths of all three sides of a right triangle. Does it matter which trigonometric ratio you use to find the measure of any of the three angles? Explain.
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saifoo.khanBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Use trig ratios to solve a.
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highschoolmom2010Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
\[\tan^{1}(y)=\frac{ 100 }{ 41 }\]
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saifoo.khanBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
It seems right to me.
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highschoolmom2010Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
now how do i do that ^^ i get NaN when i put it into calculators
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saifoo.khanBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Which calc do you have?
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saifoo.khanBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
You made a mistake.
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highschoolmom2010Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
http://www.rapidtables.com/calc/math/Tan_Calculator.htm thats the calc i used
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saifoo.khanBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
dw:1375998733252:dw
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highschoolmom2010Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so do i use tan 100/41 or tan ^1(100/41)
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highschoolmom2010Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
using both i got NaN
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highschoolmom2010Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
im still new to this so im horrible at it
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saifoo.khanBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
http://www.mathsisfun.com/scientificcalculator.html
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saifoo.khanBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Write 100/41 in the first box then click 'atan'.
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highschoolmom2010Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
1.18169909573962
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highschoolmom2010Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
but how can <y=1.2
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highschoolmom2010Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
_ i gotta remember to click degrees
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phiBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
that is too far off... atan(100/41)= ? deg
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highschoolmom2010Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
omg one sec laptop being stupid
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phiBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I blame it on the loose nut behind the space bar
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highschoolmom2010Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
\[\approx68\]
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highschoolmom2010Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@phi very funny you are
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highschoolmom2010Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@ phi it says to the nearest degree = rounding so \[\approx68\]
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highschoolmom2010Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so for part b i think that it does matter which function you use, but im not entirely sure why
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phiBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
it should not matter, unless two of the legs are given with more precision than the 3rd side.
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highschoolmom2010Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
what do you mean with more precision than the third
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phiBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
if one side was sqrt(3), but they round it to 1.7, that would not be the best leg to use.... but I think you can use any of the trig functions if you know all 3 sides
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highschoolmom2010Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@saifoo.khan &@phi thanks for the help
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phiBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Part (b) is a strange question Does it matter which trigonometric ratio you use to find the measure of any of the three angles? one of the 3 angles is a 90 degree angle, and you would not use trig to find it.
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highschoolmom2010Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i saw that too but
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highschoolmom2010Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i wasnt sure on that part of it
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