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highschoolmom2010 Group Title

Use the Law of Sines to find the values of x and y. Round to the nearest tenth.

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    what does the law of sines indicate?

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    law of sine relates the sine of the angle to the opposite

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    \[\frac{ a }{ sinA }=\frac{ b }{ sinB }=\frac{ c }{ sinC }\] |dw:1377970093716:dw|

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    It is just a ratio. Set one up using the law of sines :)

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    |dw:1377970190365:dw|

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    so \[\frac{ \sin 41 }{ y}=\frac{ \sin 62 }{ x }\] like that

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    Not really

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    |dw:1377970383972:dw|

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    Solve for that angle then use it :)

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    XD i do that everytime

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    ^^how is it 125???

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    it isn't

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    no it is 77

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    |dw:1377970590585:dw|

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    125 + 62 alone makes up over 180 degrees

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    LOL sorry i was looking at the 14 and 41

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    |dw:1377970696576:dw|

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    tis ok

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    |dw:1377970767098:dw| Then do it for sin 41

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    is everything clear now or do you want further help?

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    eh need help still

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    \[14 \sin 62/\sin72=x\] i got 12.9974045582289724 book says it is 12.7

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    Did you cross multiply?

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    erm what

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    oh yea i did sorry

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    |dw:1377977703338:dw| I think that is how it is done :)

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    im confused ^^

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    That is cross multiplication silly sin(62)*14=sin(77)*x

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    Look at it like this |dw:1377978428131:dw|

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    i know how to cross mutiply...

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    sin(62)*14=sin(77)*x ^ ^ 0.8829*14= 0.9743 * x eazy now?

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    it says round to nearest tenth|dw:1377978723473:dw|

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    Oh it is so round :D

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