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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Assuming that the angle at A is the right angle, Pythagoras' theorem says that the length of the hypotenuse (the side opposite the right angle) is the square root of the sum of the squares of the other two sides. In your case, AB and AC are 'the other two sides' and BC is the hypotenuse, so:

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length BC = V 10 + 20 = V 100 + 400

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= V 500 = 22.36 cm

(To find the angle at C, you need trigonometry and is arc-tan(10/20)

and the angle at B is arc-tan(20/10) - 26.5 deg and 63.5 deg)

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length BC = V 10 + 20 = V 100 + 400

= V 500 = 22.36 cm

(To find the angle at C, you need trigonometry and is arc-tan(10/20)

and the angle at B is arc-tan(20/10) - 26.5 deg and 63.5 deg)

Oct 17, 2014 | Computers & Internet

For what purpose? If you are not doing trigonometric calculations it will not matter. It merely reminds you that the angle unit (for trigonometry calculations) is set to RADians.

If you need to change the angle unit to degree or grad do so. The new unit will replace RAD.

If you need to change the angle unit to degree or grad do so. The new unit will replace RAD.

Jul 12, 2011 | HP 10b Calculator

Label of key [deg symbol ' "]. It is between [(-)] and [hyp]

To enter a value in decimal degrees

12.58 [deg ' "] [=] Screen displays 12.58 deg on top line and 12 deg 34' 48" on bottom line.

Pressing the [deg ' "] key while this value is displayed will show 12.58

To enter a DMS value:

Press the [deg ' "] key after each number even if one of the numbers D,M,S is nill (0).

Exemple Enter 25 deg 0 ' 48"

25 [deg ' "] 0 [deg ' "] 48 [deg ' "] [=]

Screen displays 25 deg 0' 48" on bottom line

Pressing the [deg ' "] key converts this result to decimal degrees 25.013

This showed you how to enter angles in DMS or DD. For the rest 'find the angles, etc.' you should refer to your trigonometry manual: You have the definitions of the trigonometric ratios, the sine law, the cosine law to resolve triangles.

To enter a value in decimal degrees

12.58 [deg ' "] [=] Screen displays 12.58 deg on top line and 12 deg 34' 48" on bottom line.

Pressing the [deg ' "] key while this value is displayed will show 12.58

To enter a DMS value:

Press the [deg ' "] key after each number even if one of the numbers D,M,S is nill (0).

Exemple Enter 25 deg 0 ' 48"

25 [deg ' "] 0 [deg ' "] 48 [deg ' "] [=]

Screen displays 25 deg 0' 48" on bottom line

Pressing the [deg ' "] key converts this result to decimal degrees 25.013

This showed you how to enter angles in DMS or DD. For the rest 'find the angles, etc.' you should refer to your trigonometry manual: You have the definitions of the trigonometric ratios, the sine law, the cosine law to resolve triangles.

Feb 24, 2011 | Casio FX-115ES Scientific Calculator

Sorry to say it, bu Mathematics is not Mathemagic: you cannot do things with the shaking of a wand.

There are several ways to find one angle in a right triangle when you have the measures of the sides. You must have the triangle drawn in front of you and then decide if you use the sine, the cosine or the tangent. I cannot presume to know what your triangle looks like.

I suggest you look at the definitions of the trigonometric ratios and find out what is given in your problem.

If you use a ratio to find the cosine, you can then use the arcsine function to find the angle.

If you use one particular ratio to find the sine, you can then use the arcsine to find the angle.

If you know two sides a and b and you know the angle (B) opposite side b, you can use the sine formula (sin(A)/a=sin(B)/b) to determine sin(A) then use the arcsine of the result to get angle A.

Do post a comment to this thread with the case you are trying to solve.

There are several ways to find one angle in a right triangle when you have the measures of the sides. You must have the triangle drawn in front of you and then decide if you use the sine, the cosine or the tangent. I cannot presume to know what your triangle looks like.

I suggest you look at the definitions of the trigonometric ratios and find out what is given in your problem.

If you use a ratio to find the cosine, you can then use the arcsine function to find the angle.

If you use one particular ratio to find the sine, you can then use the arcsine to find the angle.

If you know two sides a and b and you know the angle (B) opposite side b, you can use the sine formula (sin(A)/a=sin(B)/b) to determine sin(A) then use the arcsine of the result to get angle A.

Do post a comment to this thread with the case you are trying to solve.

Nov 12, 2010 | Casio FX-9750GPlus Calculator

In right triangle we are making 90 degree angle triangle, we can have problem for finding hypotenuse or finding sin or cos values of the side of the triangle.
For ex,Find out the hypotenuse,sin and cos value of the right triangle with base 4 cm and perpendicular 3 cm
Solution:Hypotenuse = SQRT(4^2 + 3^2)
=SQRT(4*4 + 3*3)
=SQRT(16+9)=SQRT(25)=5 cm
For right triangle,
sin(x)=3/5=0.6
cos(x)=4/5 =0.8

Jul 16, 2010 | Super Tutor Trigonometry (ESDTRIG) for PC

Tangent is a trigonometry term. It is used to find the Opposite/Adjacent ratio when given an angle measure in a right triangle. The proper syntax is tan(angle measure).

Dec 17, 2009 | Computers & Internet

Hello,

1.Set the correct angle unit required by your problem: degrees, radians, or grads. [SHIFT][MODE] [3:deg] or [4:Rad]

2. Press the key for the function COS, SIN, or TAN

[COS] displays Cos(

3.Enter the angle 12 deg Screen shows cos(12

Close the right parenthesis ) Screen shows cos(12)

4.Press [=] Screen displays 0.9781

If you want the inverse trigonometric functions you access them with arccos [SHIFT] [COS] (cos^-1)

arcsin [SHIFT][SIN] (sin^-1)

actan [SHIFT][TAN] (tan^-1)

You have to know the**principal domain** for the inverse trigonometric functions (see any book on trigonometry) to understand the results.

Hope it helps.

1.Set the correct angle unit required by your problem: degrees, radians, or grads. [SHIFT][MODE] [3:deg] or [4:Rad]

2. Press the key for the function COS, SIN, or TAN

[COS] displays Cos(

3.Enter the angle 12 deg Screen shows cos(12

Close the right parenthesis ) Screen shows cos(12)

4.Press [=] Screen displays 0.9781

If you want the inverse trigonometric functions you access them with arccos [SHIFT] [COS] (cos^-1)

arcsin [SHIFT][SIN] (sin^-1)

actan [SHIFT][TAN] (tan^-1)

You have to know the

Hope it helps.

Nov 05, 2009 | Casio Office Equipment & Supplies

It is not clear which angle you are talking about...

In one case the Hypot = 36/(cos(63)) meters. (about 79 meters)

The other case Hypot = 36/(cos(90-63)) meters (about 40 meters)

In one case the Hypot = 36/(cos(63)) meters. (about 79 meters)

The other case Hypot = 36/(cos(90-63)) meters (about 40 meters)

Sep 12, 2009 | Super Tutor Trigonometry (ESDTRIG) for PC

Hi rowanwah

The sine of an angle is only applicable is a right triangle. If you just want a number, ie, the actual value of the sine 15 degrees you can look it up on Google. Do a search for "sine and cosine functions"

If you want the mathematical description of the sine of an angle it is described as follows

In a triangle ABC, there are 3 angles angle A, angle B and angle C. There are also 3 sides, Side AB, Side AC and side BC. The sine of angle A is equal to the side opposite Angle A divided by the Hypotenuse (the longest side opposite the right angle)

The Cosine of angle A is equal to the side adjacent to Angle A divided by the hypotenuse

Hope this helps Loringh PS Please leave a rating for me Thanks

The sine of an angle is only applicable is a right triangle. If you just want a number, ie, the actual value of the sine 15 degrees you can look it up on Google. Do a search for "sine and cosine functions"

If you want the mathematical description of the sine of an angle it is described as follows

In a triangle ABC, there are 3 angles angle A, angle B and angle C. There are also 3 sides, Side AB, Side AC and side BC. The sine of angle A is equal to the side opposite Angle A divided by the Hypotenuse (the longest side opposite the right angle)

The Cosine of angle A is equal to the side adjacent to Angle A divided by the hypotenuse

Hope this helps Loringh PS Please leave a rating for me Thanks

Nov 15, 2008 | Super Tutor Trigonometry (ESDTRIG) for PC

Hi Jehho soria

Draw a right triangle with the vertical portion of the triangle representing the 37 meters of the light house The base of the triangle is the distance we are trying to find. If the angle of depression is 15 degrees, the other angle is 75 degrees. This is the angle from the boat to the top of the lighthouse.

so The Tangent of 75 degrees is equal to the side opposite the angle (the height of the lighthouse) divided by the side adjacent (the distance we are trying to find.

solving for the distance we get distance = 37 divided by the tangent of 37 degrees

Looking up the tangent of 15 degrees on google give .2679

dividing 137 by .2679=138,1 meters

Hope this helps Loringh PS Please leave a rating for me.

Draw a right triangle with the vertical portion of the triangle representing the 37 meters of the light house The base of the triangle is the distance we are trying to find. If the angle of depression is 15 degrees, the other angle is 75 degrees. This is the angle from the boat to the top of the lighthouse.

so The Tangent of 75 degrees is equal to the side opposite the angle (the height of the lighthouse) divided by the side adjacent (the distance we are trying to find.

solving for the distance we get distance = 37 divided by the tangent of 37 degrees

Looking up the tangent of 15 degrees on google give .2679

dividing 137 by .2679=138,1 meters

Hope this helps Loringh PS Please leave a rating for me.

Nov 14, 2008 | Super Tutor Trigonometry (ESDTRIG) for PC

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