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#1 2013-03-13 15:50:40

pat1123
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Registered: 2013-03-13
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right triangle

how do you solve for a triangle when it gives you only one side number (opposite of hypotenuse) and the inside number is 62 degrees and its a right triangle

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#2 2013-03-13 15:59:34

bobbym
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Re: right triangle

Hi;

You use SOHCAHTOA.

(opposite of hypotenuse)

The right angle is opposite the hypotenuse.

Last edited by bobbym (2013-03-13 16:02:49)


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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