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can someone help me with a trigonometry question
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can someone help me with a trigonometry question
Can you upload the question if you want some advice.
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Can you upload the question if you want some advice.
hi the question was the triangle ABC is ab-12cm,bc=10cmand cAb=45 degrees
and I have to find what the values for bAc and aBc are
then find the area
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hi the question was the triangle ABC is ab-12cm,bc=10cmand cAb=45 degrees
and I have to find what the values for bAc and aBc are
then find the area
Can you sketch it (and upload)?
What rules do you know that might be useful to find the angles?
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Can you sketch it (and upload)?
What rules do you know that might be useful to find the angles?
I've drawn it but I don't know how to upload it
I still don't know
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I've drawn it but I don't know how to upload it
I still don't know
If you press the camera icon at the top of the Reply, you can upload an image.
For the angles - sides you're given, how are they related?
Is it a right angled triangle?
If not, which (two) rules do you know?
Which one matches the information you're given & want to find.
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If you press the camera icon at the top of the Reply, you can upload an image.
For the angles - sides you're given, how are they related?
Is it a right angled triangle?
If not, which (two) rules do you know?
Which one matches the information you're given & want to find.
it not a right angle
the sine and cosine rules
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it not a right angle
the sine and cosine rules
Yes, so which one is appropriate here to find the first angle?
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Yes, so which one is appropriate here to find the first angle?
sine 45/10=sinec/12
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sine 45/10=sinec/12
So solve.
Then how do you simply get the third angle?
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So solve.
The how do you simply get the third angle?
could you do 180 -45 - 58.05
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could you do 180 -45 - 58.05
If course.
Then you know two sides and the angle between them, so the area is given by ...
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I’m pretty sure you use the sine rule (don’t forget to label the sides as either a, b and c)
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I’m pretty sure you use the sine rule (don’t forget to label the sides as either a, b and c)
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If course.
Then you know two sides and the angle between them, so the area is given by ...
1/2ab sinc
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1/2ab sinc
Yes. I've told you nothing here, you know how to do it.
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Yes. I've told you nothing here, you know how to do it.
would you be able to help with other
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would you be able to help with other
Just upload, but have a think about what you think you'd do first.
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There isn't a question, but assuming it's similar to the last, how would you go about getting extra angles (and side) and area.
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