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For an angle Θ with the point (−20, −21) on its terminating side, what is the value of cosine?
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alysa111 Group Title
For an angle Θ with the point (−20, −21) on its terminating side, what is the value of cosine?
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alysa111 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@kelliegirl33 can you help me
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
If it helps you graph the point. Can you do that for me first?
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alysa111 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@myininaya just plot 20,21 ?
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Yep plot the point as a first step.
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
You can use the draw tool.
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@myininaya
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1403474755600:dw Now I will simply make a right triangle using the center of the graph for my central angle.
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
what is the ratio definition of cosine of an angle?
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alysa111 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
legnth of adjacent / legnth of hyp
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
right you already have the adjacent side given in the picture the only thing you need now is the hyp of that triangle, right?
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Find the hyp of that triangle using Pythagorean Theorem.
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alysa111 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
the adjacent side is 20
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
You are correct to say that.
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Can you find the length of the hyp?
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alysa111 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yes hold on wouldnt it be 20^2 + 21^2 = c^2
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
20^2+21^2=c^2 and then take the square root of both sides to give you c.
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
so that is the length of the hyp so what is cos(theta)=?
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
you said earlier cos(theta) is adj/hyp you never said cos(theta) is hyp
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
don't forget the negative sign
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alysa111 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
thank you so much i have a few more cn yu help me
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
if the angle was on the side of the graph like on the right hand side of the yaxis cos would have been indeed a positive number but since the angle was to the left of the yaxis cos will be negative
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dw:1403475467323:dw
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alysa111 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
How does changing the function from f(x) = 3 sin 2x to g(x) = 3 sin 2x + 5 affect the range of the function?
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
we could even talk about sine sin is positive when above the xaxis and sine is negative when below the xaxis dw:1403475522177:dw
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Well you are talking about shifting the graph up when you have that +5
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alysa111 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so the function shifts up 5 units so the range changes from 1 to 1
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alysa111 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
in f(x) to 4 to 6 in g(x)
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
For example, pretend we have y=sin(x) the range of sin(x) is from 1 to 1 (inclusive). but when we look at y=sin(x)+1 that means you are moving every point of y=sin(x) up one unit so the range of sin(x)+1 is from 1+1..1+1( inclusive) doing the addition gives 0..2 (inclusive)
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alysa111 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
am i right
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
well first what is the range of y=3sin(x)?
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alysa111 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
f(x) = 3 sin 2x to g(x) = 3 sin 2x + 5 affect the range of the function
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yes the range of the graph of f would be affected if you need f+5
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
did f+5 (not need)
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
but the range of y=3sin(x) is not 1 to 1.
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alysa111 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Which of the following functions has the greatest yintercept?dw:1403475803380:dw
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alysa111 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
its 2 to 8
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Let y=sin(x). Let f(x)=3sin(x). Therefore you could say f(x)=3y where y=sin(x). If you have 3 times every y per x wouldn't the range be stretched more?
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
like the range for y=sin(x) is 1 to 1 (when we talk about range we are talking about the y values) the lowest y value for y=3sin(x) would be what then?
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alysa111 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so f(x) has greater yintercerpt
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
the lowest y value for y=sin(x) is 1 so the lowest y value for f(x)=3sin(x) is ?
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
great so it shouldn't be hard for you to see the highest yvalue for f(x)=3sin(x) would be 3(1)=3 so the range for y=3sin(x) is 3 to 3 (inclusive)
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
now what is the range for y=3sin(x)+5
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
omg you are great so now you can answer that one question about how the range is affected and actually state the ranges of both functions
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alysa111 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
now for Which of the following functions has the greatest yintercept? wouldnt it be f(x) since the y is 9
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Also when answering the question it might be better to choose to answer in interval notation or inequality notation. 2 to 8 isn't really something people say to state an interval (not that I have ever seen anyways)
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alysa111 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Okay , so it would be stated has 2 to 8 in g(x)
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
well like i said you might want to choose to answer in interval notation (or inequality) y is an element of the interval [2,8] <interval (i put brackets to mean to included endpoints inequality notation: \[2 \le y \le 8\] and to your next question.... dw:1403476409004:dw do you what the yintercept is for a curve? It is the part of the curve that goes through the yaxis. When I say part, I'm talking about the specific point in which the curve does that. What do you know about all the points on the yaxis? What do they all have in common?
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I will give you a hint. All the x values of any point on the yaxis are _____?___
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Im not sure
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alysa111 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
49 = 5 which is the same for g(x)
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alysa111 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
the same yintercept
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Ok since you can't answer that, I will ask you a series of questions now? Where does (0,10) lie? Where does (0,5) lie? Where does (0,2) lie? Where does (0,0) lie? Where does (0,1) lie? Where does (0,6) lie? where does (0,1000) lie?
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alysa111 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
on the x axis
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
That is incorrect. They all lie on the yaxis. The answer to my question: All the xvalues of any point on the yaxis is ____?__ All the xvalues of any point on the yaxis is zero. So to find the yintercept for a curve you just need to find y when x is zero. You just need to replace x with zero and solve for y.
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alysa111 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so 09 ? 04 ?
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
For the one function, it should be clear (0,0) is the yintercept (that is the origin of the graph after all; is is all an xintercept) The other function you did right even though it doesn't seem you know why you were doing it since you were not able to answer the question.
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Yeah im confused now
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1403477105487:dw This is the information given. You are asking to find the yintercept for both graphs right? Can you tell me which point from f have the x is 0?
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alysa111 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
functions has the greatest yintercept
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I'm asking you to tell which of the points from f have the x value is 0?
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dw:1403477214481:dw
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alysa111 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
its 0,0 ?
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1403477221682:dw Do you see any of these x's being 0?
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yes the point (0,0) is a yintercept because the x is 0
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
now we need to look at g(x)=5cos(3x)5
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
what point on g gives us the x is 0?
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
how did you get that?
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Did you replace the x with 0 to see what y is? Because y is not 5 when x is 0.
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I only care about when x is 0 since you are asking about the yintercept.
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Replace the x with 0 like so yintercept of g is g(0)=5cos(3*0)5
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
evaluate 5cos(3*0)5
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alysa111 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
5cos(0)5 5cos
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
you are right to say 5cos(3*0)5 can be wrriten as 5cos(0)5 but where do we go from there?
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
:( 5cos(0)5 what is cos(0)?
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
5(1)5 can you simplify from here now?
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
right so the yintercept for g is (0,0) as well they have the same yintercept
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alysa111 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
1f sin Θ = 15 over 17, use the Pythagorean Identity to find cos Θ.
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
draw a right triangle using this information sin(theta)=15/17
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alysa111 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
\[\sin^2 \theta + \cos ^2\theta = 1\] will be what we use ?
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
you can use that
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dw:1403477725033:dw
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dw:1403477767271:dw
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
if you want to use that specific identity you can replace sin(theta) with 15/17 and solve for cos(theta)
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alysa111 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
sin(15) = 0.650
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alysa111 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
sin*17) = 0.96
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
can you replace sin(theta) with 15/17 in the following equation \[\sin^2(\theta)+\cos^2(\theta)=1\]
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
why not?
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alysa111 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
well wouldnt you put them in front of sin and cos
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
just so you know \[\sin^2(\theta)\] and \[(\sin(\theta))^2\] have exactly the same meaning
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
you are given sin(theta) is 15/17 so you replace the whole sin(theta) thing with 15/17
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
\[\sin^2(\theta)+\cos^2(\theta)=1 \text{ means exactly that } (\sin(\theta))^2+(\cos(\theta))^2=1\] So we have \[(\sin(\theta))^2+(\cos(\theta))^2=1 \\ (\frac{15}{17})^2+(\cos(\theta))^2 =1 \text{ I did this because I was given that } \sin(\theta)=15/17\]
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
now solve for cos(theta)
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if that confuses you solve the following equation for u \[(\frac{15}{17})^2+u^2=1 \]
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
whatever value(s) you get for u is your answer since u is cos(theta)
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
and cos(theta) is the objective
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dw:1403478332917:dw
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
so what did you do to get that?
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alysa111 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
found cos of theta
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
you solve the equation (15/17)^2+u^2=1 for u (which is cos(theta) )?
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
you might want to do that one more time
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
the denominator is right but your numerator is off
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
ok so cos could either be 8/17 or 8/17 when sin is 15/17
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dw:1403478613956:dw my only option
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In Shadow Bay in July, high tide is at 1:30 pm. The water level is 4 feet at high tide and 0 feet at low tide. Assuming the next high tide is exactly 12 hours later and the height of the water can be modeled by a cosine curve, find an equation for Shadow Bay's water level in July as a function of time (t).
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okay so i got f(t) = 4cos pie/2t +1
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@myininaya
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