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    I need help when working out the answer to this trig question. It won’t let me upload an image so I’ll describe it...

    The hypotenuse is 6 cm and the opposite is 4 cm. what is angle x? I got 46, but the answer says 42.
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    Well you use sine (opp/hyp) so
    sinx=4/6
    then use the inverse
    sin-1(4/6)=41.8103149=42
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    you might have just typed ir in wrong: )
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    Hi there

    From what I can understand they might have done sin x = 4/6 therefore x = sin^-1(4/6)which gives you 41.8103148.
    They have most likely rounded to 42.

    Hope that helps.
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    Thanks, I had my calc on the wrong mode ....
 
 
 
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