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December 17th, 2012, 01:55 AM   #1
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Trig/geometry help (triangles/finding sides)


I have to find side 'R'
L = 6.10 meters, theta = 36.9 degrees, and phi = 53.1 degrees.

I don't see any way I can attempt this, I'm very rusty with my trig. We have a known side and a right angle, but I don't see how I can make any other angles (since we only have one side I'm assuming I need to get an angle somewhere
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The other angles are
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Re: Trig/geometry help (triangles/finding sides)


so it is 3:4:5 triangle... Pythagorian triangle.
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