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**pat1123****Member**- Registered: 2013-03-13
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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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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

You use SOHCAHTOA.

(opposite of hypotenuse)

The right angle is opposite the hypotenuse.

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

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