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anonymous
 one year ago
Tan 43 = 5/x?
anonymous
 one year ago
Tan 43 = 5/x?

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Do i multiply the tangent of 43 by 5? Or do i divide?

campbell_st
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1then making x the subject you can say \[x = \frac{5}{\tan(43)}\]

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i got 3.33692088177

campbell_st
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1well I think you have a calculation error.. make sure the screen of you calculator is showing a small D for degrees and its simply \[5 \div \tan(43) =\]

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0im still getting the same answer.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Heres the question that this question went with.. maybe im missing something. in triangle def fe = 5 and m d = 43. Find DE to the nearest tenth, assuming that its a right triangle dw:1443133790539:dw

campbell_st
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I understand the question but you are finding a length, and posted a negative value as your answer... which is a significant error I know tan(45) = 1 so the answer for x should be a little but more that 5... probably around 5.4 at a guess

campbell_st
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so just make sure the calculator is set for degrees... there are normally 3 angle measures... just check for the D before calculating
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