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  1. anonymous
    • 2 years ago
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    3. What is the value of x to the nearest tenth? a.18 b.19 c.71 d.72

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  2. Mertsj
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    In relation to the angle x, what sides do you know: hypotenuse, adjacent, opposite. Choose.

  3. anonymous
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    hypotenuse?

  4. Mertsj
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    Do you understand that the hypotenuse is always the longest sides in a right triangle and that it is opposite the right angle?

  5. Mertsj
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    |dw:1393801824049:dw|

  6. anonymous
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    yes I understand

  7. Mertsj
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    So I repeat my original question: In relation to the angle x, what two sides do you know?

  8. Mertsj
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    dang, buddy, the triangle only has 3 sides. If it's not the hypotenuse, what is left?

  9. anonymous
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    I know sorry my screen froze I guess adjacent and opposite

  10. Mertsj
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    Which is the adjacent side: 11 or 33? Remember adjacent means "next to"

  11. anonymous
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    33

  12. Mertsj
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    Now, you know the adjacent side and the opposite side, what trig function does that make you think of?

  13. anonymous
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    tan right?

  14. Mertsj
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    yes

  15. Mertsj
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    \[\tan x=\frac{opp}{adj}\]

  16. Mertsj
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    Fill in the sides and solve the equation for x

  17. anonymous
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    I got 0.00581 ? ...

  18. Mertsj
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    What did you get for the tangent?

  19. anonymous
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    that's what I got I put tan 11/33

  20. Mertsj
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    \[\tan x=\frac{11}{33}=\frac{1}{3}=.3333333...\]

  21. anonymous
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    how did you get the last part?

  22. Mertsj
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    What do you think 1 divided by 3 is?

  23. anonymous
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    and the answers are a.18 b.19 c.71 d.72 /:

  24. anonymous
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    ohhh ok nvm >_<

  25. Mertsj
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    So type .33333333 into your calculator and then push the inverse tangent button

  26. Mertsj
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    Or, depending on your calculator push inverse tangent button and then .33333333 =

  27. Mertsj
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    What did you get?

  28. anonymous
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    okay im using this calculator because I don't have one and still doing that I get the same answer .. http://web2.0calc.com/

  29. Mertsj
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    Push 2nd Then the tan button will say atan which stands for "arctangent" Then enter .3333333333 Then push =

  30. anonymous
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    18.4 ! a

  31. Mertsj
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    yep

  32. anonymous
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    thank you

  33. Mertsj
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    yw

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