highschoolmom2010
help please picture attached



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ganeshie8
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Yes, you want to find x
take a close look and see if u knw(can knw) any other sides in that triangle ?

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using the drawing i got 16 idk if its right

ganeshie8
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thats right ! 15 ft radius + 1ft overhang = 16

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keep going

highschoolmom2010
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sorry 1 sec

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ok

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\[\cos (25)=\frac{ 16 }{ x }\]

highschoolmom2010
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i have forgotten what to do next

ganeshie8
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you wanto find x

ganeshie8
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maybe multiply x both sides first

highschoolmom2010
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\[(x)*\cos25= \frac{ 16 }{ x }*(x)\]
\[X \cos 25=16\]

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next ?

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\[\frac{ X \cos 25 }{ \cos 25 }=\frac{ 16 }{ \cos 25 }\]

ganeshie8
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perfect !

highschoolmom2010
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\[x=14.5\]

ganeshie8
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try again

ganeshie8
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looks uve multiplied cos25, instead of dividing


ganeshie8
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try again

highschoolmom2010
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*breaking out scientific calculator*

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approx 17.6

ganeshie8
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lol, yes 17.65 ft
but they want the answer in ft and inch

highschoolmom2010
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ok so i convert ???

highschoolmom2010
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the .65 is confusing me

ganeshie8
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17.65 ft
17 ft + .65 ft
17 ft + .65 x 12 inch
?

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17.65 ft
17 ft + .65 ft
17 ft + .65 x 12 inch
17 ft + 7.8 inch
17 ft 7.8 inches
~ 17 ft 8 inches

highschoolmom2010
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wow i feel kinda bad for not knowing that :(

ganeshie8
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its tricky lol


ganeshie8
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instead of doing all this conversion thingy, we could have simply converted 16 ft to 16x12 inches in the starting itself, and taken the ratio !

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ganeshie8
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when free, you can try this.... skip for now :)

highschoolmom2010
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ok thanks :D

ganeshie8
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actually both are equal. we have to convert anyways in the end, so forget it !
