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## #1 2005-11-15 05:24:13

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### Hello all!

Hey, my name is Angel (yes, that is my real name) and I dunno why, but I absolutely CANNOT get some of the things that are taught in Trig. So, that's why I'm here. To make friends, and understand Trig... Well... Somewhat. Anyway, nice to meet you all!

<3Angel~

## #2 2005-11-15 07:14:05

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Hi Angel, and welcome to the forum.

Why "Pumpin Gas" ?

"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..."  - Leon M. Lederman

## #3 2005-11-15 08:11:14

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Lol. It's a Postal Service song that my boyfriend and I love. Sort of a cute little stupid thing that just stuck with me.

## #4 2005-11-15 17:14:32

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Hi Angelpumpingas,
Trig is quite easy at the preleminary level....
Sinθ = Opposite side/Hypotenuse
Cosθ = Adjacent side/Hypotenuse
Tanθ = Opposite side/Adjacent side = Sinθ /Cosθ
Sinθ = Cos(90 - θ ) in degrees
and Cosθ = Sin(90-θ ) in degrees,
Sin²θ + Cos²θ = 1

Last edited by ganesh (2005-11-15 21:20:18)

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## #5 2005-11-15 20:58:14

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Hi Angel! Your name's almost as long as mine...

## #6 2005-11-16 04:10:35

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lol, yeah it is, justlookingforthemoment. ^_^ I can understand most of the stuff like that, not fully, of course... It's just identities so far that are breaking my back.. But I'm trying.

## #7 2005-11-16 06:49:53

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My name is Demon. I eat Angels.

Boy let me tell you what:
I bet you didn't know it, but I'm a fiddle player too.
And if you'd care to take a dare, I'll make a bet with you.

## #8 2005-11-16 06:54:32

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Well that's not nice. >:

## #9 2005-11-16 19:16:30

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Don't worry, Zach's only a ferret.

BTW, Hey Angel! Welcome to forum!!

Friends are angels who lift our feet when our own wings have trouble remembering how to fly

## #10 2005-11-17 04:58:00

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Only a ferret... that's comforting.

Thank you. ^_^ Hey to you too.

## #11 2005-11-17 05:18:27

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Angel eating Ferret.

Boy let me tell you what:
I bet you didn't know it, but I'm a fiddle player too.
And if you'd care to take a dare, I'll make a bet with you.

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Don't eat me. >:

## #13 2005-11-17 05:38:40

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Why not?

Boy let me tell you what:
I bet you didn't know it, but I'm a fiddle player too.
And if you'd care to take a dare, I'll make a bet with you.

## #14 2005-11-17 05:43:33

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Because I don't want to be eaten....

And it's not nice to eat Angels.

## #15 2005-11-17 06:04:24

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It's a little-known fact that heaven is actually hell in disguise.
In heaven, all you can do is float around in a neverending area of clouds that all looks the same listening to the same monotonous harp music played over and over again. You get tortured with boredom up there. Hell is much cooler.

Why did the vector cross the road?
It wanted to be normal.

## #16 2005-11-17 07:35:40

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Or perhaps Hell is much "hotter" ?

Heaven does seem to be boring ... probably just the failure of people to imagine what it could be like. Art from 100s of years ago fails just as much as modern movies do.

Perhaps we could imagine a different Heaven ... exciting, interesting, fun, friends, laughter.

"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..."  - Leon M. Lederman

## #17 2005-11-22 23:41:55

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wot is trig it sounds weired lol wot my m8 wants 2 no wot btw means lol wot a freak

## #18 2005-11-23 01:54:09

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BTW means "By The Way". Trig is trigonometry and is advanced maths involving cos, sin, tan.

BTW, why are you calling me a freak for using "BTW" when your whole post is made up of abrivations. *Don't know how to spell abrv."

Some people.

Friends are angels who lift our feet when our own wings have trouble remembering how to fly

## #19 2005-11-23 07:20:52

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Polly was saying that her m8 was the freak for asking, I think.

"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..."  - Leon M. Lederman

## #20 2005-12-09 03:01:29

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Trig, see part by me.  Also an error is in response before mine, but I can't find it.
This shows a use for the cosine of 45 degrees as a way to get the number 4 shorter than the number 4.
Instead of a diagonal length, then we get a the horizontal shadow cast below.

I used the link command, but it might be something else.
Anyone?

Last edited by John E. Franklin (2005-12-09 03:03:21)

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## #21 2005-12-09 03:22:04

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Replace 'link' with 'url'. I would do it for you, but I don't moderate here.

Why did the vector cross the road?
It wanted to be normal.

## #22 2005-12-09 04:05:39

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Fixed.

Heaven is not "Sit on clouds and play Harps". A total myth. Heaven is all that is beautiful. It has no faults. It is one persons idea of perfection for every person.

"High above the mucky muck, castle made of clouds..."

Boy let me tell you what:
I bet you didn't know it, but I'm a fiddle player too.
And if you'd care to take a dare, I'll make a bet with you.

## #23 2005-12-09 19:28:20

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"There sits Wonderboy, sitting oh so proudly"

Friends are angels who lift our feet when our own wings have trouble remembering how to fly