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1. How would you do ...

If tan 26.6 = 0.5, solve tan x = 2 without using a calculator.

Thank you
2. (Original post by rosieposie222)
How would you do ...

If tan 26.6 = 0.5, solve tan x = 2 without using a calculator.

Thank you
haha thats a nice question i wish i had questions like that

what does tan mean?
3. sin/cos ?
4. (Original post by rosieposie222)
sin/cos ?
true.. but.. think year 9 definitions

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tan X = opposite / adjacent

try and make a simple triangle that fits the required form, i.e. you can get to the stage tan 0.5 = "some angle"
5. Right angled triangle.
6. Thank you!

I was making it way to complicated ...

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