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#1 2014-01-26 20:19:21

niharika_kumar
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trigonometry#2

if



then, find the value of
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#2 2014-01-26 22:59:12

bob bundy
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Re: trigonometry#2

hi

So



Note that 24 and 7 are the smaller two of a Pythagorean triple (like 3,4,5) so you can draw a right angled triangle with alpha in it and hence you can express any of the trig ratios using these numbers.

Bob


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#3 2014-01-28 02:51:31

niharika_kumar
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Re: trigonometry#2

the answer is 2, right?
I don't know what went wrong while i was making it because the question was quite simple.smile
It happens many times with me that i am able to solve the questions which other students find difficult but in a simple question, i go wrong.


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#4 2014-01-28 03:06:47

bob bundy
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Re: trigonometry#2

hi Niharika,

Oh!  You actually want me to work it out as well.  eek

But that means working with actual numbers.

Oh, OK.  As it's for you I'll do it.

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Yes, I make it 2 too.  smile

Bob


You cannot teach a man anything;  you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei

#5 2014-01-28 03:46:11

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Re: trigonometry#2

thanks smile


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