Posted by Anonymous on Thursday, April 28, 2011 at 9:42pm.
law of cosines
m<c=60, a=12,b=15 triangle

law of cosines  Kris, Thursday, April 28, 2011 at 9:46pm
The law of cosines is:
a^2 = b^2 + c^2  2cosA
or
b^2 = a^2 + c^2  2cosB
or
c^2 = a^2 + b^2  2cosC
the lower case letters are sides, the capital letters are for angles. For this problem, you would do
c^2 = 12^2 + 15^2  2cos60
That gives you side c. After that, you should be able to use the law of sines to find the other two angles of the triangle.
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