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Trig Algebra
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Quioxte Offline
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Trig Algebra

I know the concept of trig, with sin and cos and tan and all of that shit, but I don't know how to apply it. How would I solve something like, "Sin 6 = x"? or

Give the measure of the angle rounded to the nearest tenths place
Sin A = .7245
05-10-2010 06:45 AM
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Re: Trig Algebra

You can figure actual trig values by using series, like the Taylor series, for example. Look them up.
05-10-2010 07:01 AM
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Re: Trig Algebra

Type in 'Sin 6' on a calculator?

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