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June 15th, 2010, 05:41 PM   #1
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Please help me with Cosecant problem...

The question is: Find the exact value of the following expression.
csc pi/6 ( I dont' know how to make the pi symbol on the computer...sorry.

I do understand that CSC = hyp/opp but what do I do now??
Thanks, any and all help is MUCH needed...
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June 15th, 2010, 06:55 PM   #2
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Re: Please help me with Cosecant problem...

Look up half angle formulas. You might have to use sin=1/csc

that's right boys--- no arguments
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CSC = hyp/opp but what do I do now?
Draw the right triangle with the angle ?/6.
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CSC = hyp/opp but what do I do now?
Draw the right triangle with the angle ?/6.
lol I was thinking of pi/12!!! Haha. Yeah, if you convert the angle to (30) degrees, it might be a little easier.
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