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a = 5 , A = 60°

b = 5 3 3 , c = 10 3 3

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c = 12 , A = 45°

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Graphical

For the following exercises, use [link] to evaluate each trigonometric function of angle A .

A right triangle with sides 4 and 10 and angle of A labeled which is opposite the side labeled 10.

For the following exercises, use [link] to evaluate each trigonometric function of angle A .

A right triangle with sides of 10 and 8 and angle of A labeled which is opposite the side labeled 10.

For the following exercises, solve for the unknown sides of the given triangle.

Technology

For the following exercises, use a calculator to find the length of each side to four decimal places.

A right triangle with sides of 7, b, and c. Angles of 35 degrees and B are also labeled.

b = 9.9970 , c = 12.2041

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A right triangle with sides a, b, and 12. Angles of 10 degrees and B are also labeled.

a = 2.0838 , b = 11.8177

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b = 15 , B = 15°

a = 55.9808 , c = 57.9555

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c = 200 , B =

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c = 50 , B = 21°

a = 46.6790 , b = 17.9184

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a = 30 , A = 27°

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b = 3.5 , A = 78°

a = 16.4662 , c = 16.8341

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Extensions

A radio tower is located 400 feet from a building. From a window in the building, a person determines that the angle of elevation to the top of the tower is 36° , and that the angle of depression to the bottom of the tower is 23° . How tall is the tower?

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A radio tower is located 325 feet from a building. From a window in the building, a person determines that the angle of elevation to the top of the tower is 43° , and that the angle of depression to the bottom of the tower is 31° . How tall is the tower?

498.3471 ft

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A 200-foot tall monument is located in the distance. From a window in a building, a person determines that the angle of elevation to the top of the monument is 15° , and that the angle of depression to the bottom of the monument is . How far is the person from the monument?

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A 400-foot tall monument is located in the distance. From a window in a building, a person determines that the angle of elevation to the top of the monument is 18° , and that the angle of depression to the bottom of the monument is . How far is the person from the monument?

1060.09 ft

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There is an antenna on the top of a building. From a location 300 feet from the base of the building, the angle of elevation to the top of the building is measured to be 40° . From the same location, the angle of elevation to the top of the antenna is measured to be 43° . Find the height of the antenna.

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There is lightning rod on the top of a building. From a location 500 feet from the base of the building, the angle of elevation to the top of the building is measured to be 36° . From the same location, the angle of elevation to the top of the lightning rod is measured to be 38° . Find the height of the lightning rod.

27.372 ft

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Real-world applications

A 33-ft ladder leans against a building so that the angle between the ground and the ladder is 80° . How high does the ladder reach up the side of the building?

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A 23-ft ladder leans against a building so that the angle between the ground and the ladder is 80° . How high does the ladder reach up the side of the building?

22.6506 ft  

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The angle of elevation to the top of a building in New York is found to be 9 degrees from the ground at a distance of 1 mile from the base of the building. Using this information, find the height of the building.

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The angle of elevation to the top of a building in Seattle is found to be 2 degrees from the ground at a distance of 2 miles from the base of the building. Using this information, find the height of the building.

368.7633 ft

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Assuming that a 370-foot tall giant redwood grows vertically, if I walk a certain distance from the tree and measure the angle of elevation to the top of the tree to be 60° , how far from the base of the tree am I?

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I think the formula for calculating algebraic is the statement of the equality of two expression stimulate by a set of addition, multiplication, soustraction, division, raising to a power and extraction of Root. U believe by having those in the equation you will be in measure to calculate it
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state and prove Cayley hamilton therom
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the Cayley hamilton Theorem state if A is a square matrix and if f(x) is its characterics polynomial then f(x)=0 in another ways evey square matrix is a root of its chatacteristics polynomial.
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algebra is a branch of the mathematics to calculate expressions follow.
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how do u calculate inequality of irrational number?
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cos (-z)= cos z .
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cos(- z)=cos z
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(x+x)3=?
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what is the function of sine with respect of cosine , graphically
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cosx.cos2x.cos4x.cos8x
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sinx sin2x is linearly dependent
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what is a reciprocal
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The reciprocal of a number is 1 divided by a number. eg the reciprocal of 10 is 1/10 which is 0.1
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 Reciprocal is a pair of numbers that, when multiplied together, equal to 1. Example; the reciprocal of 3 is ⅓, because 3 multiplied by ⅓ is equal to 1
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each term in a sequence below is five times the previous term what is the eighth term in the sequence
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