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bobbym
2013-03-08 11:57:05

There are online drawing programs and there is the best, Geogebra!

cooljackiec
2013-03-08 11:56:10

yes. It is in AoPS. How can we submit images other than hand drawing?

bobbym
2013-03-08 11:45:35

Asymptote, that is a program that another forum uses isn't it?

cooljackiec
2013-03-08 11:39:50

can mathisfun use asymptote to draw pictures?

bob bundy
2013-03-07 19:33:59

hi cooljackiec

At 5.44 the minute hand is pointing at exactly the 44 spot on the face.  So the angle between 00 minutes and 44 minutes will be 44/60 of 360 degrees ie. 6 degrees between each minute.

The hour hand will have moved somewhere between the 5 hour point and the 6 hour point.

That angle (5 - 6) is 5 x 6 = 30 degrees.  The hour hand is at 44/60 of that amount.  ie. 22 from the 5 point.  Put those two bits of information together and you will get the answer.

Bob

bobbym
2013-03-07 14:38:53

Use this to help you calculate it.

http://www.mathsisfun.com/flash.php?pat … +Animation

cooljackiec
2013-03-07 14:35:07

aw, i was off by 30...

bobbym
2013-03-07 14:33:36

Hi;

I am getting 92 .

cooljackiec
2013-03-07 14:13:25

What is the number of degrees in the smaller angle formed by the hands of a clock at 5:44?

bobbym
2013-03-06 13:05:24

Hi;

3x + x = 180

4x = 180

x = 45 that is the acute angle.

3x = 3 * 45 = 135 is the obtuse angle.

cooljackiec
2013-03-06 12:07:00

just started at geometry.

Two lines intersect such that the measure of each obtuse angle formed by the lines is three times the measure of each acute angle formed by the lines. What is the measure, in degrees, of an obtuse angle formed by the lines?

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