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**niharika_kumar****Member**- From: Numeraland
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if

then, find the value of

.friendship is tan 90°.

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**bob bundy****Moderator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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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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**niharika_kumar****Member**- From: Numeraland
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the answer is 2, right?

I don't know what went wrong while i was making it because the question was quite simple.:)

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.

friendship is tan 90°.

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**bob bundy****Moderator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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hi Niharika,

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

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.

Bob

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

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**niharika_kumar****Member**- From: Numeraland
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thanks

friendship is tan 90°.

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