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anonymous

  • one year ago

i need help finding the value of x in a 90 degree triangle with sides 11 and 6

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    so 73 ? but i need to find both angles

  2. nikato
    • one year ago
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    do you have a diagram? what is x? are you solving for angles or sides?

  3. lizz123
    • one year ago
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    Is there a picture?

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    |dw:1433203333641:dw|

  5. anonymous
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    it says find the value of x

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    i think its 60 because of the 30 60 90 triangle rule

  7. anonymous
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    ??????

  8. nikato
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    i dont think you can tell its a 30-60-90 trianlge. i think you should use trig do you know SOHCAHTOA?

  9. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    no

  10. nikato
    • one year ago
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    ok. what are you learning in class now?

  11. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    im working on a final exam review sheet

  12. nikato
    • one year ago
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    oh, so you've never learned about cos, sin, and tan?

  13. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    yes i just dont remeber

  14. anonymous
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    ???

  15. nikato
    • one year ago
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    |dw:1433204161087:dw|

  16. nikato
    • one year ago
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    does this look familiar?

  17. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    yes but i dont have the opposite side to plug into the formulaa

  18. nikato
    • one year ago
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    |dw:1433204311868:dw| you are given the opp. and adj sides

  19. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    i was looking at the wrong one srry

  20. nikato
    • one year ago
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    and if you remember SOHCAHTOA |dw:1433204373435:dw| these are the ratios

  21. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    now i have tan 11/6 so do i just divide or leave it

  22. nikato
    • one year ago
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    actually |dw:1433204573177:dw|

  23. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    thats the answer

  24. nikato
    • one year ago
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    so |dw:1433204615277:dw| thsi is what you would put into your calculator to solve for theta or the angle

  25. nikato
    • one year ago
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    remember to put your calculator in degrees mode, not radians

  26. anonymous
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    can you solve it i dont have a scientific calc with me

  27. nikato
    • one year ago
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    online calculator?

  28. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    where

  29. nikato
    • one year ago
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    just google and a few will pop up but i got around 61.39

  30. anonymous
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    ok. so you dont add the tan infront of the answer

  31. anonymous
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    ?

  32. nikato
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    |dw:1433204934476:dw| no. its like a function. you will put that in your calculator

  33. anonymous
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    ok. can you answer another one

  34. nikato
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    sure

  35. anonymous
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    find the value of the variables if your answer is not an iteger leave it in simplesty form

  36. anonymous
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    |dw:1433205052602:dw|

  37. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    sorry that says 30 degrees

  38. anonymous
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    and 28 radical 3

  39. nikato
    • one year ago
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    so this is a 30-60-90 triangle

  40. anonymous
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    yes

  41. anonymous
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    do we use a trig ratio for this one?

  42. nikato
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    you can use it if you want

  43. nikato
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    |dw:1433205512354:dw| or you can remember this ratio only for 30-60-90 triangles

  44. anonymous
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    but how if i only have one side

  45. nikato
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    nvm the ratio thing doesnt work for your triangle. its weird

  46. nikato
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    |dw:1433205641855:dw|

  47. nikato
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    so ypu have |dw:1433205684313:dw|

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