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You are not logged in. #1 20050726 23:09:02
Trigonometric, is it possible?Hi, check this out: #2 20050726 23:17:51
Re: Trigonometric, is it possible?I'm probably reading your drawing wrong, but couldn't you use Pythagoras? Why did the vector cross the road? It wanted to be normal. #3 20050726 23:44:18
Re: Trigonometric, is it possible?That's the problem, man! The answer should be 0.75, but I can't see it. I need to know if I can solve it, #4 20050727 00:06:52
Re: Trigonometric, is it possible?Well, if you don't have the hypotenuse, then it can't be solved as it is, because to use trigonometry you need 3 pieces of information and you've only got 1 side and 1 angle. Why did the vector cross the road? It wanted to be normal. #6 20050727 07:40:37
Re: Trigonometric, is it possible?The bigger triangle is a 3:4:5 triangle, but it could be sitting at any angle relative to the (0.2 and x) triangle, so x could be large or small. "The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..."  Leon M. Lederman 