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# sin cosine rule no calculator?- IMAT watch

1. is it even possible?

because the IMAT specification outlines sin cosine but the test is non calculator....

and the IMAT tests a level knowledge
2. Learn table of common angles? You can learn everything.
3. (Original post by vybzkartel)
is it even possible?

because the IMAT specification outlines sin cosine but the test is non calculator....

and the IMAT tests a level knowledge
I can't speak specifically for IMAT, but many maths specifications expect you to know or be able to,work out the exact trig values for 30, 45, 60 and 90 degree angles (including the current GCSE maths). At A level standard you would be expected to use the shapes of the curves to find 120, 135, 150 etc and be able to work with radians. It's also conceivable that if you are given the exact value for one trig ratio of an angle (e.g. tan(x)=3/4), you could use Pythagoras to work out the other two (sin(x)=3/5, cos(x)=4/5).
4. (Original post by vybzkartel)
IMAT tests a level knowledge
As part of A level you need to know exact values of these angles. For OCR, applied in C3

5. Yes it's entirely possible. I've seen some questions, although they were from the AEA, which asked you to find .
6. There was a question like that for GCSEs lmao
7. thanks everyone!
(Original post by Dench,x,Kid)
There was a question like that for GCSEs lmao
wow what the ****
8. (Original post by vybzkartel)
wow what the ****
That kinda stuff is expected. They're really ramping up the difficulty.
9. (Original post by Dench,x,Kid)
That kinda stuff is expected. They're really ramping up the difficulty.
do you know what examboard it was on? so I can find the paper
10. (Original post by vybzkartel)
do you know what examboard it was on? so I can find the paper
In this years summer GCSE exams
Edexcel new 9-1 specfication, paper 1H Q22
AQA new 9-1 specfication, paper 1H Q29
required knowledge of exact values for trig functions without a calculator.

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