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Unofficialllyy
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Unofficialllyy
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The moon forms a right triangle with the Earth and the Sun during one of its phases, as shown below: A scientist measures the angle x and the distance y between the Earth and the moon. Using complete sentences, explain how the scientist can use only these two measurements to calculate the distance between the Earth and the Sun.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0is the earth to sun side adjacent, opposite or the hypotenuse in relation to the angle?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so do we use sin, cos or tan?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so how would you find the adjacent side knowing the angle and the opposite side?

Unofficialllyy
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I'm not sure :(

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok so our equation looks like this so far

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0how would we get adj by itself?

Unofficialllyy
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I'm not really sure how to though

Unofficialllyy
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I know I learned this I just can't remember.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0This will take 2 steps

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0first you could multiply both sides by adj

anonymous
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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what do you think the last step is?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0think of the left side as tanx times adj

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what is the opposite of multiplication?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what would you divide by to get adj by itself?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so our equation now looks like this

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0in words that means. To find the earth to sun side you need to divide the length from the earth to the moon (y) over the value of tan(x).

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Does that make sense?

Unofficialllyy
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Exactly, yes thank you so much. I have one more question that I need help with. Could you help? :)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0sure, open a new question and tag me
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