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  • one year ago

According to the diagram, an 8-foot-tall statue casts a shadow on the ground that is 15 feet in length. Based on this information, which trigonometric ratio has the value ?

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    help me please

  2. Nnesha
    • one year ago
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    \[\rm sin \rm \theta = \frac{ opposite }{ hypotenuse }~~~~ \cos \theta = \frac{ adjacent }{ hypotenuse } ~~\tan \theta = \frac{ opposite }{ adjacent }\]

  3. Nnesha
    • one year ago
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    i don't get it.

  4. Nnesha
    • one year ago
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    hmm which trigonometric ratio has the value ??? doesn't make ay sense ...hmm

  5. Nnesha
    • one year ago
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    anyway draw the triange |dw:1439262446415:dw| you can find 3rd side of right triangle by applying the Pythagorean theorem and i don't what they r looking for. there isn't any angle .....

  6. madhu.mukherjee.946
    • one year ago
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    |dw:1439272130777:dw| if you consider the angle which i have marked as theta then your ratio will tan theta =perpendicular /base=8/15

  7. madhu.mukherjee.946
    • one year ago
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    then your ratio will be given by TAN THETA

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