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Mirandaregina
 one year ago
If sec (π/2 – theta) = (√3)/2, what is csc theta?
So far I have that theta = (π  √3)/2, but I don’t know how to use that to find csc theta.
Mirandaregina
 one year ago
If sec (π/2 – theta) = (√3)/2, what is csc theta? So far I have that theta = (π  √3)/2, but I don’t know how to use that to find csc theta.

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phi
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1are you sure it says sqr(3)/2 and not 2/sqr(3) ?

phi
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1sec is 1/cos sec(90x) = 1/cos(90x) cos(90x) = cos(90)cos(x) + sin(90)sin(x) = 0+1*sin(x)= sin(x) so sec(90x)= 1/sin(x)

phi
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so we are told \[ \frac{1}{\sin(x)}= \frac{\sqrt{3}}{2} \\ \sin x = \frac{2}{\sqrt{3}} \] the problem is 2/sqrt(3) is about 1.1547 and the max sin can ever be is 1

phi
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1however, if we ignore that detail then \[ \frac{1}{\sin(x)}= \csc(x)= \frac{\sqrt{3}}{2} \] and the answer is sqr(3)/2

Mirandaregina
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@phi thank you for explaining this
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