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Trigonometric function what are the reciprocal relation?

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The 3 trig functions most commonly
used in triangle calculations are


sine = Opposite/Hypotenuse Co secant = Hypotenuse/Opposite

Cosine = Adjacent/Hypotenuse The reciprocals are Secant = Hypotenuse/Adjacent

Tangent = Opposite/ Adjacent Cotangent = Adjacent/Opposite


Hope this helps Loringh

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