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Need Help with solving a right triangle  TOPIC_SOLVED

Triangle ABC is a right triangle, with B being the right angle and line CB being the ground. An obtuse triangle is inside triangle ABC. Let's call this obtuse triangle ADC. The diagram should look something like this: http://i646.photobucket.com/albums/uu183/blackhole252/Triangle.jpg Suppose angle A...
by Blackhole252
on Fri Nov 13, 2009 10:46 pm
 
Forum: Trigonometry
Topic: Need Help with solving a right triangle
Replies: 1
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Trig Word Prob: ship goes 62 units at 12 deg, then 111 units  TOPIC_SOLVED

A ship travels 62 units on a bearing of 12deg, and then travels on a bearing of 102deg for 111 units. Find the distance from the starting point to the end point. Round to the nearest unit. The answer apparently seems to be 127 units, but I have no idea how to get that. What I'm asking for: A nice d...
by Blackhole252
on Fri Nov 20, 2009 9:52 pm
 
Forum: Trigonometry
Topic: Trig Word Prob: ship goes 62 units at 12 deg, then 111 units
Replies: 3
Views: 1803

Re: Trig Word Prob: ship goes 62 units at 12 deg, then 111 units  TOPIC_SOLVED

Is this what you mean? If this is the correct diagram, I still can't solve it. Image
by Blackhole252
on Sat Nov 21, 2009 5:27 pm
 
Forum: Trigonometry
Topic: Trig Word Prob: ship goes 62 units at 12 deg, then 111 units
Replies: 3
Views: 1803

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