trig help

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  1. asuri
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    sin E = ?
    okay i cant really ascii a perfect triangle but its a right triangle


    arg i have no idea except the other side is 56°. and the answer has to be a fraction
     
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    is E on the other side of the triangle or does it signify the point of that triangle? If its the point its just a E = 34, which is sin34 = 0.55919. doesn't seem that hard tbh. In fractions.... i wouldn't know.
     
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    waiwaiwitawit waht the heck i think i dunno


    arrrrgrg trick question usually i would get a fraction :'(
     
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    alright, easier explanation.

    My guess is E is the angle, so therefore E = 34 right? just substitute it in.
    Sin E =
    Sin 34 = 0.55919.
     
  5. science

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    Draw it in paint so its easier to see. Do we know the lengths of the sides?
     
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    Go with what Incomplete said. But for future reference, just remember 'soh-cah-toa' if your teacher hasn't already taught you that.

    soh: Sin = Opposite (side) over Hypotenuse
    cah: Cos = Adjacent (side) over Hypotenuse
    toa: Tan = Opposite over Adjacent
     
  7. Cermage

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    Its in his sig space ^^
     
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    Then all is well [​IMG]