Monday

January 16, 2017
**Trig **

An isosceles triangle has a height of 12.5 m (measured from the unequal side) and two equal angles that measure 55Â°. Determine the area of the triangle. Split in half the triangle is a right triangle, so it's three angles are 90%, 55% and 70%. I'm still not...

*Tuesday, January 10, 2017 by R*

**Trig/PreCalc**

Find a parametrization for the line segment with endpoints (5,2) and (-2, -4).

*Tuesday, January 10, 2017 by William*

**Trig/PreCalc**

Use an algebraic method to eliminate the parameter and identify the graph of the parametric curve. x=5-3t y=2+t -1<-x-<3

*Tuesday, January 10, 2017 by Diane*

**Trig/PreCalc**

Find the interior angles of the triangle with vertices (-4,1), (1,-6), and (5,-1)

*Tuesday, January 10, 2017 by Maria*

**Trig/PreCalc**

An airplane is flying on a compass heading of 160 degrees at 425 mph. A wind is blowing with the bearing 200 degrees at 75 mph. Find the actual speed and direction of the airplane.

*Tuesday, January 10, 2017 by Susan*

**trig**

A person is standing 90 feet away from the Space Needle. The person looks up at the Space Needle at an angle of elevation of 81 degrees. The distance from the floor to the person's eye level is 5 feet. What must be the height of the Space Needle?

*Tuesday, January 10, 2017 by Vanni*

**Trig**

Let n be a fixed positive integer. Describe all solutions of sin(n theta) = 1/2 I know that the solutions would be (Ï€/6)/n+(2Ï€x)/n and (5Ï€/6)/n+(2Ï€x)/n ? How do I 'describe'

*Sunday, January 8, 2017 by Ryan*

**Trig**

Given: sin x = 4/5, 0 < x < Ï€/2 sin y = 5/13, Ï€/2 < y < Ï€ Find the exact value of sin(x + y) I presume I'm supposed to use the sum and difference formulas but I'm not sure how to get the exactly value of cos x or cos y

*Wednesday, January 4, 2017 by R*

**trig prove plz anyone help**

Prove that: x - tan^-1(x) = tan^-1{(tanx - x)/(xtanx + 1)} plz help

*Tuesday, December 27, 2016 by ...*

**Math - Trig / Pre - Calc**

Standard form of hyperbola: Hyperbola: Vertices: (9,9), (9, -7) Foci: (9, 1 + 4 sqrt 13), (9, 1 - 4 sqrt 13)? Standard form Ellipse: vertices: (2 sqrt 10, -10), (-2 sqrt 10, -10) foci: (sqrt 30, -10), (-sqrt 30, -10)?

*Wednesday, December 21, 2016 by Lilly*

**Math trig**

Two towers 50 meters apart from the top of the shorter tower to the top of the taller tower 43 degree elevation, depression from the top of shorter tower to the bottom of the taller tower is 36 degrees what is the height of each tower?

*Tuesday, December 20, 2016 by Shania*

**Trig Question**

Find solutions of the following equation which lie in the interval [0,2pi): 6cos(3theta)/(2)+3=0

*Tuesday, December 13, 2016 by Amy*

**Trig identities**

Has a negative -5/13 Steve. If angles x and y are in the same quadrant and sin x =3/5 and cos y= -5/13 determine the value of sin (x-y)

*Thursday, December 8, 2016 by Luke*

**Trig**

Cicero has a population of 6200 people and is growing at a rate of 8% per year . Mattydale has a population of 8750 and is growing at a rate of 6% per year create and equation solve the problem and in how many years to the nearest year will Cicero have a greater population ...

*Tuesday, December 6, 2016 by Christian*

**trig**

The rectangular coordinates of a point are given (0,-6). Find polar coordinates of the point such that r greater than 0 and 0 less than or equals theta less than 2pi. how to solve this damon please help me

*Monday, November 28, 2016 by Asfand*

**trig**

The rectangular coordinates of a point are given (-5,-5root3). Find polar coordinates of the point. Express theta in radians.

*Monday, November 28, 2016 by Asfand*

**Math**

Consider âˆ C such that sin C = 7/25 a) What are the possible quadrants in which âˆ C may lie? b) If you know that cos C is negative, how does your answer to part a) change? c) Sketch a diagram to represent âˆ C in standard ...

*Tuesday, November 22, 2016 by Katie*

**Trig**

What are the focus and directrix of the parabola represented by the equation:8(y-6)=(x+2)squared?

*Monday, November 21, 2016 by Emily*

**Trig**

From a point A, 30 meters from the base of a building B, the angle of elevationto the top of the building C is 56 degrees. The angle of elevation to the top of flagpole D on top of the building is 60 degrees. Find the length of flagpole CD

*Sunday, November 20, 2016 by Ellie*

**Trig**

Find the exact value of the trigonometric function given that sin u=3/5 and cos v=-8/17. Both u and v are in quadrant II. Tan (u+v)

*Monday, November 14, 2016 by Lynn*

**Trig**

find the angle between u=7i+2j and v=-4j

*Wednesday, November 9, 2016 by Iris*

**trig help**

simplify cosec40(sin40+sin80+cos120) help step

*Monday, November 7, 2016 by Anonymous*

**trig help**

simplify cosec40(sin40+sin80+cos120) help step

*Monday, November 7, 2016 by Anonymous*

**trig**

A communication tower is 34m tall. Jane stands somewhere in front of the tower to the right and measures the angle of elevation to be 70 degrees. Bill stands somewhere in front of the tower to the left and measures the angle of elevation to be 50 degrees. How far apart are ...

*Sunday, November 6, 2016 by Anonymous*

**Trig**

find all solutions of 2sinx=1-2cosx in the interval from 0 to 360

*Tuesday, November 1, 2016 by Anonymous*

**Pre-Calc/ Trig**

Find the sum of the three smallest positive values of theta such that 4(cos^2)(2theta-pi) =3. (Give your answer in radians.) LaTEX: Find the sum of the three smallest positive values of $\theta$ such that $4\cos^2(2\theta-\pi) =3$. (Give your answer in radians.)

*Monday, October 31, 2016 by Steve Ho*

**Physics algebra and trig**

A pair of fuzzy dice is hanging from the rearview mirror of a race car. As the car accelerates smoothly, the strings of the dice are tilted slightly toward the rear of the car. From the perspective of the driver, which one of the following statements is true, if the dice are ...

*Thursday, October 20, 2016 by Kyle*

**Trig**

Write 3theta - sin 4theta as a product.

*Monday, October 17, 2016 by Sade*

**Trig**

Use the half-angle formula to simplify (sin4theta)/(1+cos4theta)

*Monday, October 17, 2016 by Sade*

**math trig**

how do you solve arcsin(3/5) without a calculator?

*Sunday, October 16, 2016 by help*

**Trig**

If angle A is 45 degrees and angle B is 60 degrees. Find sin(A)cos(B), find cos(A)sin(B), find sin(A)sin(B), and find cos(A)cos(B) The choises for the first are: A. 1/2[sin(105)+sin(345)] B. 1/2[sin(105)-sin(345)] C. 1/2[sin(345)+cos(105)] D. 1/2[sin(345)-cos(105)] You don'...

*Saturday, October 8, 2016 by Sade*

**Trig**

Given tan(A) = 2 and A is in Quadrant I, find tan(2A). A. -1/3 B. 2/3 C. -4/3 D. -2/3

*Friday, October 7, 2016 by Sade*

**Trig**

Given tan(A) = 2 and A is in Quadrant I, find cos(2A). A. 0 B. 1 C. 1/2 D. -3/5

*Friday, October 7, 2016 by Iris*

**Trig**

Just confused. Given tan(A) = 2 and A is in Quadrant I, find sin(2A). A. 0 B. 1 C. 1/2 D. 4/5

*Friday, October 7, 2016 by Iris*

**Trig**

Given Tan(A) = 5 in Quadrant III and Sin(B) = ⅔ in Quadrant II, what is the Quadrant of A-B?

*Thursday, October 6, 2016 by Sade*

**Trig**

Given Tan(A) = 5 in Quadrant III and Sin(B) = ⅔ in Quadrant II, find Cos(A-B).

*Thursday, October 6, 2016 by Sade*

**Trig**

Given Tan(A) = 5 in Quadrant III and Sin(B) = ⅔ in Quadrant II, find Sin(A-B).

*Thursday, October 6, 2016 by Sade*

**Math (Trig Review)**

Evaluate the expression without using a calculator (Make a sketch of a right triangle) tan(arccot 2) Thanks in advance! I'm trying to refresh my memory of these kinds of problems and I'm having trouble on how to solve this problem

*Friday, September 30, 2016 by Ray*

**Trig**

Cosine theta=8/17 and 270 degrees is < theta, and theta is< 360

*Wednesday, September 28, 2016 by Sarah*

**math trig**

A Ferris wheel with a diameter of 37 meters rotates at a rate of 4 minutes per revolution. Riders board the Ferris wheel 4 meters above the ground at the bottom of the wheel. A couple boards the Ferris wheel and the ride starts. Write a formula for the height of the couple t ...

*Wednesday, September 28, 2016 by help*

**maths trig need help**

show that sinx/(1-cotx)+cosx/(1-sinx)=sinx+cosx thanks

*Tuesday, September 27, 2016 by rap*

**maths trig**

A flag in the form of an equilateral triangle is connected to the tops of 2 vertical poles. One of the pole has a length of 4 and the other pole has a length of 3. You also know that the third vertex touches the ground perfectly. Calculate the length of a side

*Friday, September 23, 2016 by samson*

**Trig**

Can someone check my answers? Find # of triangles possible: <A=44.3, a=11.5, b=7.7 ... 2 triangles, B=~27.9 or B=~152.1 <A=29.3, b=20.5, a=12.8 ... 2 triangles, B=~51.6 or B=~128.4

*Wednesday, September 21, 2016 by K*

**Trig**

A ship leaves port and sails at a bearing of 124degrees. Another ship leaves the same port, at the same time, sailing at a bearing of 74degrees. When both ships are 80 miles from the port, how far are they from each other?

*Sunday, September 11, 2016 by Adrienne*

**Trig**

1. Given Sin(A) = ⅗ and Cos(B) = 8/17 in Quadrant I, find Sin(A+B). a) 24/80 [b)] 84/85 c) 60/80 d) 60/85 Find Cos(A+B). a) 32/80 b) -45/85 c) -13/80 [d)] -13/85 Find Tan(A+B) a) 0.8 [b)] -1.72 c) -4.21 d) -6.46 I keep getting an 1.61 answer but that isn't an option...

*Tuesday, September 6, 2016 by Lyss*

**Algebralgebrad**

Trig ientities

*Sunday, September 4, 2016 by yaga*

**Trig**

if sin(x)=-0.5 and x is in the third quadrant, find x

*Saturday, August 20, 2016 by Jason*

**trig**

if sec theta =sqrt -20/3 state the exact value of tan theta

*Tuesday, July 26, 2016 by Anonymous*

**MAth Trig**

Find the diameter of a circle with an arc length of 32 cm and a subtended angle of 72 degrees

*Tuesday, July 26, 2016 by Anonymous*

**MATH**

Solve the integral using trig substitution (1/((x)(x^2+1)))dx

*Sunday, July 24, 2016 by ANON*

**MATH**

Integrate 1/(x(x^2+1)) dx using trig substitution

*Sunday, July 24, 2016 by ANON*

**Math - Trig**

The depth of water, h, in metres at time t, in hours, is given by the formula: h(t)=7.8+3.5sin[pi/6(t−3)]. Its a 24 hours period and t=0 is midnight. Provide an algebraic solution to determine the time(s) of day, the water reaches the depth of 10.29 m i got one time 4.51...

*Friday, July 22, 2016 by Sherry*

**Math - Trig**

The equation given below models the average monthly temperature (˚C). t denotes the number of months with t=1 representing January. During which months is the average monthly temperature 12.5˚C? 𝑇(𝑡) = 12.5 + 15.8sin (𝜋/6 (𝑡) −2...

*Wednesday, July 20, 2016 by Anonymous*

**Math - Trig**

A hamster enters a wheel at the lowest point and begins to run . The height of point R (in the diagram below) above the ground is given by the function ℎ(𝑡) = −17.5 cos ( 2pi/3 𝑡) + 19, where ℎ is height in centimeters and 𝑡 is time in...

*Wednesday, July 20, 2016 by Anonymous*

**Math - Trig**

Solve for exact or to 1d.p of x E [0 ,2pi] 4cos^2x-3

*Monday, July 18, 2016 by Anonymous*

**Pre-Cal**

[Note: I'm still having issues with identities with regard to trig] Verify the Trig. identities: (a). cot(x+y)=(cotxcoty-1)/(cotx+coty) (b). sin0(cot0+tan0)=sec0 [Note: 0=theta symbol]

*Monday, July 11, 2016 by Amber*

**trig**

what is the exact value of tan 105 degrees

*Wednesday, June 29, 2016 by fortue*

**trig**

If a ship leaves port at 9:00 a.m. and sails due south for 3 hours at 14 knots, then turns N 60Â° E for another 2 hours, how far from port is the ship?

*Friday, June 24, 2016 by need help*

**trig**

If a ship leaves port at 9:00 a.m. and sails due north for 3 hours at 12 knots, then turns N 30Â° E for another hour, how far from port is the ship?

*Wednesday, June 22, 2016 by lejla*

**Math (Trig)**

Suppose the point A is on a circle of radius 6 with an angle of 240 degrees. Find the value of the coordinates of this point. Round your results to 3 decimal places. So in this case, x=rcos(theta) y=rsin(theta) x=6cos(240) y=6sin(240) Rounding to 3 decimal places: x=-3 y=-5....

*Tuesday, June 7, 2016 by Giovanni*

**Math (Right Triangle Trig)**

Suppose tan(theta)=5/7 and theta belongs to Quadrant III, find the exact value of sec(theta)? I already took the steps to solve this problem but I am confused if whether or not sec(theta)is positive or negative sqrt(74)/7 Any help is greatly appreciated!

*Sunday, June 5, 2016 by Giovanni*

**Trig**

6. To win a javelin throwing competition, your last throw must travel a horizontal distance of at least 100Â feet. You release the javelin at a 40Â° angle with an initial speed of 71 feet per second. Do you win the competition? Justify your answer

*Friday, June 3, 2016 by Noah Ahmed*

**Math trig**

Hello guys. I am just wondering if tan^2 A (tan squared A) = sin^2 A /cos^2A And 2tan A = 2sin A / 2cos A This has been bothering me when I have to simplify trig. Thanks in advance.

*Wednesday, June 1, 2016 by Jack *

**Trig**

If sin(theta) = 3/7, what is sin (pi/2 - theta)?

*Thursday, May 19, 2016 by Anonymous*

**Math (Trig)**

Convert the Cartesian coordinate (-1,2) to polar coordinates, 0≤θ<2π I know r is sqrt(5) but how would I find theta between 0 and 2pi? Thanks in advance!

*Monday, May 16, 2016 by Giovanni*

**Math (Trig)**

A clock tower has been constructed such that the center of the clock is 40 feet above ground. The minute hand on the clock is 3 feet long. How far above the ground the end of the minute hand at 12:05? 1:00?

*Friday, May 13, 2016 by Bree*

**geometry and trig**

If a cylinder with a 4 inch diameter and a 6 inch height holds 1 pound of oatmeal. How much oatmeal will a cylinder (similar) with a 10 inch diameter hold? Volume of 4 in-----24pi volume of 10 in----137pi I get 91 oz choiced are37,44,74, 192

*Tuesday, May 10, 2016 by lulu*

**Math (Trig) lowering powers**

If cos^4(3x)-sin^4(3x)=cos(g(x)) then g(x)=? Use a^4-b^4=(a^2-b^2)(a^2+b^2)! thanks in advance for any help!

*Monday, May 9, 2016 by Giovanni *

**trig**

sec = 7/2 and is in Q1, then what is double angle of tan?

*Saturday, May 7, 2016 by PLEASE HELP ME*

**Trig**

Two rays with common endpoint O form a 30 degree angle. Point A lies on one ray, point B on the other ray, and AB=1. What is the maximum possible length of OB?

*Saturday, May 7, 2016 by Pip*

**Pre-Cal (Trig) Help? **

The following relationship is known to be true for two angles A and B: cos(A)cos(B)-sin(A)sin(B)=0.957269 Express A in terms of the angle B. Work in degrees and report numeric values accurate to 2 decimal places. So I'm pretty lost on how to even begin this problem. I do ...

*Friday, May 6, 2016 by Giovanni *

**trig, precalc, math, algebra, trigonometry **

Rewrite: tan(cos^−1 (v)) as an algebraic expression in v. Please help me understand.

*Thursday, May 5, 2016 by Veronica *

**trig**

sin 25Â° cos 35Â° + cos 25Â° sin 35Â°

*Wednesday, May 4, 2016 by EBB*

**Trig**

find the equation for the cosine function that has an amplitude of 3/5, a period of 3pi/2 and a y-intercept of 5.

*Tuesday, May 3, 2016 by Jon*

**Math -Trig**

Determine the exact value if cot(3pi/4) using special triangles. I don't understand how it could be 1/tan3pi/4 in a triangle....

*Tuesday, May 3, 2016 by Jen*

**Math - Trig**

if the diameter of a tire is 3.5 m and makes one rotation every 5 seconds, how far does the tire rotates in one minute?

*Tuesday, May 3, 2016 by Jen*

**Geometry/Trig**

In triangle ABC, A is a right angle, and m b=45 degrees. What is the length of BC? If your answer is not an integer, leave it in simplest radical form. a. 16 ft b. 16 sq 2 ft c. 16 sq 3 ft d. 32 ft I'm really confused as to how to do this... Could someone please explain ...

*Tuesday, May 3, 2016 by Gina*

**trig**

tan(theta)/tan(2theta)-tan(theta)= cos(2theta)

*Sunday, May 1, 2016 by aaron*

**Trig**

Problem: A cable from the top of a 60 foot high tower is to be attached to the ground (x) feet from the base of the tower. A) if the cable makes an angle of t radians with the ground when attached, express t as a function of x. B) if t = pi/5, how far is the end of the cable ...

*Sunday, May 1, 2016 by Chris*

**Trig**

Solve each equation for exact solutions over the interval [0,360)where appropriate. Round approximate solutions to the nearest tenth degree. Sin^2Theta=Cos^2Theta+1 My Work: Using double angle Identity I subtract 1 to other side therefore: 1-Sin^2theta=Cos^2theta= Cos2theta=...

*Wednesday, April 27, 2016 by Ronald*

**Trig**

While fishing on a lake, the fisherman looks up at a cliff. His boat is 23 ft from the base of the cliff, and the angle of elevation is 40 degrees. Find the height of the cliff to the nearest tenth of a foot.

*Wednesday, April 27, 2016 by Tg*

**trig**

A car is traveling at 34 miles per hour. If its tires have a diameter of 14 inches, how fast are the carâ€™s tires turning? Express the answer in revolutions per minute and round to two decimal places.

*Tuesday, April 26, 2016 by EBB*

**trig**

A car is traveling at 34 miles per hour. If its tires have a diameter of 14 inches, how fast are the carâ€™s tires turning? Express the answer in revolutions per minute and round to two decimal places.

*Tuesday, April 26, 2016 by EBB*

**Trig**

Days 0 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 Lions (number) 1272 1523 1152 891 1284 1543 1128 917 1185 Deer (number) 39 47 63 54 37 48 60 46 40 Find a sin Equation for Lions and deer. use this model. Thanks! y=k + A sin (Bx+C)

*Monday, April 25, 2016 by Joshaw*

**trig**

Solve triangle ABC. (If an answer does not exist, enter DNE. Round your answers to one decimal place.) a = 63, c = 50, ∠C = 53Â°

*Tuesday, April 19, 2016 by jorge*

**Math-Trig**

Answer to four significant figures, or to the nearest minute. f) one vertex angle of a rhombus is 25Â°. Find the ratio of the diagonals.

*Monday, April 18, 2016 by Jessica*

**Trig**

A small plane takes off from island A and flies in a straight line for 12 kilometers. At the same time, a sailor sitting in a sailboat who is 5 miles from the island measures the angled by from island A to the sailboat and the plane is 37 degrees. How far is the plane from ...

*Monday, April 18, 2016 by bobpursley please help*

**Trig**

A Flagpole casts a 60 foot long shadow on the ground. The angle from the tip of the flagpole to the end of the flagpole's shadow measures 35 degrees. How tall is the flagpole? can i use tan(35degrees) = 60/h which gives me 85.714. Please check. Thanks!

*Monday, April 18, 2016 by Steve please check*

**Trig(Check the answer)**

A Flagpole casts a 60 foot long shadow on the ground. The angle from the tip of the flagpole to the end of the flagpole's shadow measures 35 degrees. How tall is the flagpole? can i use cos(55degrees) = 60/h which gives me 104.61. Please check. Thanks!

*Monday, April 18, 2016 by Check*

**Trig**

A Flagpole casts a 60 foot long shadow on the ground. The angle from the tip of the flagpole to the end of the flagpole's shadow measures 35 degrees. How tall is the flagpole? Draw a picture and label. Thank you.

*Monday, April 18, 2016 by Ram*

**Math Trig **

use a double-angle formula to find the exact value of cos2u when sinu=5/13 , where pi/2<u<pi So far I went cos2u=1-sin^2 =1-2(25/169) =1-(50/169)

*Thursday, April 14, 2016 by Larry*

**Trig**

If the terminal side of an angle theta contains the point (-1,3), find secant theta.

*Wednesday, April 13, 2016 by Maxine*

**Trig**

Find sin(x+y), cos(x-y), tan(x+y), and the quadrant of (x+y) if sinx= -1/4, cosy= -4/5, with x and y in quadrant 3.

*Sunday, April 10, 2016 by Brendan*

**trig**

The minute hand of a clock is 7 inches long and moves from 12 to 11 o'clock. How far does the tip of the minute hand move? Express your answer in terms of pi and then round to two decimal places.

*Friday, April 8, 2016 by sareen*

**Trig**

Find the length of a chord intercepted by a central angle of 25 degrees in a circle of radius 30 feet

*Wednesday, April 6, 2016 by Anonymous*

**trig**

2(sinx)^2-5cosx-4=0 Solve for all solutions between [0,2pi]

*Tuesday, April 5, 2016 by Anonymous*

**Trig**

suppose that the angle theta is in the second quadrant, and that sin(theta)=1/3. Find exact values for cos (theta) and csc (theta)

*Tuesday, April 5, 2016 by alicia otto*

**Grade 11 Math Trig Ratio**

Solve cos315*cos(-390)-sin225*sin750 cos315: <RA = 360-315 = 45 cos45 = 1/√2 cos-390: <RA=-390+360 =30 cos30= √3/2 sin225: <RA = 225-180 = 45 Sin45=1/√2 Sin750: <RA = 750 - 2(360) =30 Sin30=1/2 Put it all together... (1/√2)(√3/2)-(1/&#...

*Tuesday, April 5, 2016 by AmbiguousCase*

**Trig**

How do I write cos(11x)cos(x)+sin(11x)sin(x) as a single trigonometric function? Please show steps.

*Sunday, April 3, 2016 by Anonymous*

**trig**

Angle θ lies in the second quadrant, and sin θ = 3/5. Find cos θ and tan θ.

*Friday, April 1, 2016 by Britt*