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Recent Homework Questions About Trigonometry

Trig
From a point P on level ground, the angle of elevation of the top of a tower is 27°10'. From a point 23.0 meters closer to the tower and on the same line with P and the base of the tower, the angle of elevation of the top is 51°30'. Approximate the height of ...
Tuesday, June 26, 2012 by Bob

trig
explain how you will find the coordinate of P(14pi/3) if you knew the coordinate of P(pi/3)
Sunday, June 24, 2012 by chin

trig
given cot-A square root of 5, find cot-B at the 4th quadrant.
Saturday, June 23, 2012 by ash

Trig
Sketch the graph through at least one complete cycle. Label the axes on the coordinate plane. Use your graph to predict the height of point P above the surface of the water when the stopwatch shows 7 seconds. Round to the nearest tenth of a foot. (Enter only the number.)
Thursday, June 21, 2012 by Jessica

Trig
P was at its maximum after 5 seconds. Use this information to write the value of the last constant, h. (If the value is a fraction, use a slash to separate the numerator from the denominator without spaces, such as 3/4.)
Thursday, June 21, 2012 by Jessica

Trig
Since the center is 6 feet above the water, the horizontal line of symmetry of the sine curve will be 6 units above the x-axis. This information helps you find the value of vertical shift. Write its value.
Thursday, June 21, 2012 by Jessica

Trig
Jessica attains a height of 4.7 feet above the launch and landing ramps after 1 second. Her initial velocity is 25 feet per second. To find the angle of her launch, which equation can you use with the given information to solve for θ? (Answer: 1 or 2). Use the equation ...
Thursday, June 21, 2012 by Jessica

trig
A guy wire runs from the ground to a cell tower. The wire is attached to the cell tower 150 feet above the ground. The angle formed between the wire and the ground is 40° (see figure). (Round your answers to one decimal place.)
Wednesday, June 20, 2012 by ariel

trig
Two forces of 5 lb. and 14 lb. act on a body at right angles to each other. Find the angle their resultant force makes with the force of 14 lb
Wednesday, June 20, 2012 by Anonymous

trig
A roadway rises 55ft in horizontal distance of 1/2 mile (1mile=5280ft) Find the tangent of the angle that it makes with the horizontal.
Tuesday, June 19, 2012 by Anonymous

trig
Give the component form of the resultant vector in the following. NOTE: Answer must be typed in using the following format -- including the parentheses: (#,#). u =(10, 5) -3u=
Friday, June 15, 2012 by Shade

trig
A pendulum is 18 feet long. Its central angle is 44º. The pendulum makes one back and forth swing every 12 seconds. Each minute, the pendulum swings _____ feet. (Answer to the nearest foot.)
Thursday, June 14, 2012 by ahnas

trig
Use a table of trigonometric values to find the angle è in the right triangle in the following problem. Round to the nearest degree, if necessary. cos è =0.9659 A=? H=20
Wednesday, June 13, 2012 by kellie

Trig
Find sin2theta, cos2theta if csctheta=13/12 and lies in quadrant II. Thank you!
Wednesday, June 13, 2012 by Sara

Trig
The length of the base of an isosceles triangle is one fourth the length of one of its legs. If the perimeter of the triangle is 16 inches, what is the length of the base?
Monday, June 11, 2012 by Rina

trig/math
Determine the period, amplitude and phase shift for each given function: A)y = -4 cos 3x + 5 B)y = 2/3 sin (30x-90)-10 c)y = -0.38 tan (x/3+pi/3) d)y = pi cos(2x)+ pi
Monday, June 11, 2012 by darshi

Math/Trig
How would I evaluate these trig functions without using a calculator? U: sin(-13π/6) cot 11π/6 cot(-14π/4) sec 23π/6 Thanks in advance ^^; and if you'd tell me step by step on how to do problems like these I'd be grateful :D
Monday, June 11, 2012 by Leah

Calculus
integral of cscx^(2/3)(cot^3)x i know that cot^2x is csc^2(x)-1, but i just don't understand how to solve the cscx^(2/3), any help? i also know that its trig integrals/substitution...
Sunday, June 10, 2012 by Brandon

trig
A tunnel for a new highway is to be cut through a mountain that is 260 feet high. At a distance of 200 feet from the base of the mountain, the angle of elevation is 36 degrees. From a distance of 150 feet on the other side of the mountain, the angle of elevation is 47 degrees...
Wednesday, June 6, 2012 by Marie

trig
A tunnel for a new highway is to be cut through a mountain that is 260 feet high. At a distance of 200 feet from the base of the mountain, the angle of elevation is 36 degrees. From a distance of 150 feet on the other side of the mountain, the angle of elevation is 47 degrees...
Tuesday, June 5, 2012 by Marie

trig.
How is it that sin90 is negative?
Wednesday, May 30, 2012 by Gene

trig
solve equation for the exact solutions if possible put answer in degrees. 2tanx/3-tan^2x=1
Wednesday, May 30, 2012 by jeff

trig
solve equation for exact solution if possible leave answer in degree sinx/2=square root of 2- sinx/2
Wednesday, May 30, 2012 by mike

Trig
The first 40 rows of seating in a certain section of a stadium have 25 seats, 28 seats, 31 seats, and so on. The 41st through the 75th rows each contain 125 seats. Find the total number of seats in this stadium section.
Wednesday, May 30, 2012 by sueann

trig
1) Use double-angle identities to write the following expression, using trigonometric functions of x instead of 4x. cos 4x 2) Use half-angle identities to write the following expression, using trigonometric functions of x instead of x/4. sin x/4
Monday, May 28, 2012 by marie

trig
AB = 8 cm, AC = 6 cm, AD = 7 cm, CD = 2.82 and CAB=50° (a) the length BC (b) The size of angle ABC; (c) The size of angle CAD (d) The area of triangle ACD
Sunday, May 27, 2012 by anonymous

trig
An electric pole is supported to stand vertically on a level ground by a tight wire. The wire is pegged at a distance of 6 meters from the foot of the pole. The angle that the wire makes the ground is three times the angle it makes with the pole.
Sunday, May 27, 2012 by anonymous

trig
plot of land ABCD such that AB = 85m, BC = 75m, CD = 60m, DA = 50m and angle ACB = . Determine the area of the plot in hectares correct to two decimal places
Sunday, May 27, 2012 by anonymous

algebra 2/trig
x+5 1 ------- - 1= ------- x^2-2x x^2-2x
Sunday, May 27, 2012 by Anonymous

Calc- Trig Substitution
integral of dx/square root(x^2-64) My answer is: ln (x/8 + square root(x^2-64)/8) +c is this right?
Friday, May 25, 2012 by kelly

trig
Solve cos x-1 = sin^2 x Find all solutions on the interval [0,2pi) a. x=pi, x=pi/2, x= 2pi/3 b. x=3pi/7, x=pi/2, x=2pi/3 c. x=3pi/7, x=3pi/2, x=3pi/2 d. x=pi, x=pi/2, x=3pi/2
Wednesday, May 23, 2012 by Anonymous

trig
evaluate the expression tan (257pi/4) a.-1 b. -(sqrt2)/2 c. 1 d. (sqrt2)/2
Wednesday, May 23, 2012 by Anonymous

trig
A tree casts a shadow of 27 meters when the angle of elevation of the sun is 26 degrees. Find the height of the tree to the nearest meter. a. 24 m b. 15 m c. 320 m d. 13 m
Wednesday, May 23, 2012 by Anonymous

trig
a voltmeter's pointer is 3 cm in length. find the degrees through which is rotates when it moves 1.1 cm on the scale?
Wednesday, May 23, 2012 by aubrey

trig
6. Compute the modulus and argument of each complex number. I did a-c and f. D. -5 E. -5+5i G. -3-4i 7. Let z= -5sqrt3/2+5/2i and w= 1+sqrt3i a. convert z and w to polar form b. calculate zw using De Moivres Theorem c. calculate (z/w) using De M's theorem Please help with ...
Wednesday, May 23, 2012 by BreAnne

trig
Find all solutions of cos 2x + √2/2 =0. a) + or - 3/8pi +Kpi b) 2/3pi + Kpi, 5/3pi + Kpi c) + or - 2/5 +Kpi d) 2/3 pi + 2Kpi, 5/3pi + 2Kpi I really need help on this question :(
Tuesday, May 22, 2012 by Anonymous

Trig
what are the rectangular coordinates of (-2(pi/6))? please help.
Tuesday, May 22, 2012 by BreAnne

math trig
ln(2x-5)= 4 how do i this problem? thanks!
Monday, May 21, 2012 by greeny

TRIG
I need to state the period and 2 consecutive asymptotes on the graph for the following questions. 1: y = -3 tan pi*x period: pi (?) asymptotes: ? 2: y = 2 sec 4x period: ? asymptotes: ? 3: y = csc (x/3) period: ? asymptotes: ? 4: y = 3 cot (pi*x/2) period: ? asymptotes: ?
Monday, May 21, 2012 by Laura

graphing trig functions
given y=(3x+2pi) how would i graph one period this without a calculator? amplitude:1 period: 2pi/b = 2pi/3 is this correct? what is the minimum and maximum points?
Sunday, May 20, 2012 by bkue

trig
how can you find points of a tri equation at orgin 1/4, 1/2, 3/4, and end of the period
Sunday, May 20, 2012 by keira

Trig
Find two values of theta that satisfy the equation. give your answers in degrees (0degrees <theta<360degrees ) and radians (0<theta<2pi) a. sin θ= sqrrt3/2 b.sin θ= - sqrrt3/2
Saturday, May 19, 2012 by Sue

Trig
Find the radian measure of the central angle of a circle of radius r that intercepts an arc of length s.? Radius, r=16 ft Arc length, s=10 ft
Friday, May 18, 2012 by Sue

graphing trig functions
for graphing basic trig functions such as y=2sinx or y=1/3cosx, how do you know what the points are to graph with out using a calculator?
Friday, May 18, 2012 by bkue

trig
write sin4xcos2 as the sum or difference of two functions. answers: 1/2(cos6x+cos2x), 1/2(cos2x-cos6x), 1/2(sin6x+sin2x), sin6x-sin2x
Thursday, May 17, 2012 by kate

trig
write sin4xcos2 as the sum or difference of two functions. answers: 1/2(cos6x+cos2x), 1/2(cos2x-cos6x), 1/2(sin6x+sin2x), sin6x-sin2x
Thursday, May 17, 2012 by jake

trig
find the angle between vector U=<2,3> and V=<1,-5> answers: 88 degrees, 45 degrees, 135 degrees, or 92 degrees...?
Thursday, May 17, 2012 by jake

trig function
Suppose f(x)=cos x - sin x and g(x)=cos x + sin x. Explain why the graph of (fxg)(x) is equivalent to the graph of h(x)=cos x after it has been horizontally compressed by a factor of 1/2. Please help, thank you!
Thursday, May 17, 2012 by Kjd

trig
write y=sinx-cosx in the form y=ksin (x+a), where the measure of a is in radians. answers: sqrt2sin (x+3pi/4), sqrt2sin (x+5pi/4), sqrt2sin (x+pi/4), or sqrt2sin (x+7pi/4) ...?
Thursday, May 17, 2012 by Kalen

trig
write sin4xcos2 as the sum or difference of two functions. answers: 1/2(cos6x+cos2x), 1/2(cos2x-cos6x), 1/2(sin6x+sin2x), sin6x-sin2x
Thursday, May 17, 2012 by Kalen

trig
Write an equation for simple harmonic motion, given that the amplitude equals 4 inches and the period equals 2 seconds and the max displacement occurs when t=0. answers: y=4sin pi t, y=4cos pi t, y=4cos t, y=4sin2 pi t
Thursday, May 17, 2012 by Kayla

trig
an angle with the radian measure of 9pi/5. find radian measure of its reference angle. answers: -4/5, 4pi/5, -pi/5, or pi/5
Thursday, May 17, 2012 by Kayla

trig
what is the exact value of sin[tan^-1(2/3)]
Thursday, May 17, 2012 by Kayla

trig
U=5i+11j and V=2i-3j, find 2U-7U
Thursday, May 17, 2012 by ky

trig
write 2+2 squareroot of 3i in trig form.
Thursday, May 17, 2012 by ky

trig
find the angle between vectors U= <2,3> and V= <1, -5>
Thursday, May 17, 2012 by TAYLOR

trig
a vector has a magnitude of 16 and direction of 120 degrees. write the vector in terms of unit vecotrs i and j.
Thursday, May 17, 2012 by TAYLOR

trig
what is the magnitude and direction of the vector U= -2i - 3j
Thursday, May 17, 2012 by TAYLOR

trig
write y=sinx-cosx in the form y=ksin (x+a), where the measure of a is in radians.
Thursday, May 17, 2012 by Calvin

trig
solve 2cos^2x-sinx=1, 0 < or equal to x < 2pie
Thursday, May 17, 2012 by Calvin

trig
write sin4xcos2 as the sum or difference of two functions.
Thursday, May 17, 2012 by Calvin

trig
what's the single trig. function of cos6xcosx-sin6xsinx
Thursday, May 17, 2012 by MIK

trig
Given sin a = 15/17 with a in Quadrant I and cos beta = 4/5 with beta in QuandrantIV, find the exact value of cos(a+beta)
Thursday, May 17, 2012 by MIK

trig function
Suppose f(x)=cos x - sin x and g(x)=cos x + sin x. Explain why the graph of (fxg)(x) is equivalent to the graph of h(x)=cos x after it has been horizontally compressed by a factor of 1/2. Thanks so much...
Thursday, May 17, 2012 by Anonymous

trig function
Suppose f(x)=cos x - sin x and g(x)=cos x + sin x. Explain why the graph of (fxg)(x) is equivalent to the graph of h(x)=cos x after it has been horizontally compressed by a factor of 1/2. Thanks so much...
Thursday, May 17, 2012 by Anonymous

trig function
Suppose f(x)=cos x - sin x and g(x)=cos x + sin x. Explain why the graph of (fxg)(x) is equivalent to the graph of h(x)=cos x after it has been horizontally compressed by a factor of 1/2. Thanks so much...
Thursday, May 17, 2012 by Anonymous

trig
what is the amplitude, phase shift, and period of -3sin(2t- pie/3)
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 by MIK

trig
on a triangle, A = 50 degrees, B = 81 degrees, and c = 12. what does a, b, and C equal?
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 by MIK

trig
inverse tan x = inverse cos 4/5
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 by makaela

trig
A wheel rotates at 100 revolutions per second. find the angle velocity in radians per second.
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 by makaela

trig
find the single term of cos^2 4theta - sin^2 4theta
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 by jenna

trig
find the period of f(x)=-2cot x/5
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 by jenna

trig
what is the single term of csc^2 theta-1 over csc^2 theta
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 by taylor

trig
what is the angle of A? C = 125 degrees, a = 18, and c = 42
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 by taylor

trig
find the supplimentary angle of pie over 8
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 by taylor

trig
find the exact radian of 84 degrees
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 by taylor

trig
Find the amplitude of f(t)=1/3sin8t
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 by taylor

Trig
Find the eccentricity of the ellipse. x^2+7y^2=35
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 by Sarah

trig and combine function
Suppose f(x)=cos x - sin x and g(x)=cos x + sin x. Explain why the graph of (fxg)(x) is equivalent to the graph of h(x)=cos x after it has been horizontally compressed by a factor of 1/2. Thanks so much...
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 by thomas

trig
3e^2x=18
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 by dirty pete

trig
solve for the equation x sin x= -.35 180<x<270 sin x= .2 90<x<180 cos x = -.72 180< x<270 please explain, thanks :)
Tuesday, May 15, 2012 by bkue

Trig
Ok i understand how to do these I'm just stuck on this one: secx + tanx = 1
Tuesday, May 15, 2012 by Anonymous

trig
2sin(4x)[(cos(3/2)x)(cos(5x/2)-sin((15/4​)x)]+x can someone simplify this using trig identities?
Sunday, May 13, 2012 by Brianna

trig! please help!
2sin(4t)[(cos(3/2)x)(cos(5x/2)-sin((15/4​)x)]+x
Sunday, May 13, 2012 by Brianna

trig pre calc
cos x (sec x +cos x csc2x)=csc2x
Sunday, May 13, 2012 by trig identities

trig
find the values of x between 0 and 2 pi where the tangent line to the graph of y = sinxcosx is horizontal
Sunday, May 13, 2012 by Jom

trig
cos(π-x)=
Friday, May 11, 2012 by Anonymous

trig
1-2sin^2(2x)
Thursday, May 10, 2012 by Anonymous

trig
two dice are rolled, find p(2,then 3)
Thursday, May 10, 2012 by Lashae

Trig
simplify the expression to a single term: (1-2Sin^2 X)^2 + 4sin^2 X Cos^2 X I'm not sure how to start this or which identities to use. Any suggestions?
Monday, May 7, 2012 by Anonymous

Trig
If you are dealt 3 cards from a shuffled deck of 52 cards, find the probability that all 3 cards are picture cards.
Monday, May 7, 2012 by Katie

algebra-trig help asap
Write an equation I'm not sure how to do this though. The sine of x with an amplitude of 4, period of 3(pie) and phase shift to the right of pie/4
Saturday, May 5, 2012 by missy

math algebra trig
For the graph of each function, find an equation of the line of symmetry and the coordinates of the vertex. Tell whether the value of the function at the vertex if a maximum or a minimum: a) y = -x^2 + 4x - 7; b) y = 2x^2 + 4x; c) y = -3x^2 - 18x + 5.
Saturday, May 5, 2012 by CHEYANNE MARIE

algebra-trig help asap
An isosceles triangle has a base 36 cm long and a base of 65 degrees. Find its perimeter. I'm not sure if this is right but my answer is 1250.4 in^2
Saturday, May 5, 2012 by missy

PreCalculus (PLEASE HELP, IM BEGGING!)
Can anyone please explain these problems to me?? I really need help!I need to simplify these trig expressions but I don't understand how my teacher is doing it at all and I have a quiz on this tomorrow! I've really been trying but I just don't get it! 1)Mulitply: [...
Saturday, May 5, 2012 by Valerie

trig
If x and y are complementary angles and 5 tan x-12=0,calculate by using a diagram the value of 2sin(squared)x+cos y.
Thursday, May 3, 2012 by Francis

trig
What is the exact value of 11pi/8? (with steps please) :)
Monday, April 30, 2012 by Anonymous

trig
Determine whether the vectors are parallel, perpendicular or neither. 1) v = (4,1), w = (1,-4) 2) v = (2,3), w = (4,6) 3) v = (2,3), w = (3,-3) Please and thanks!
Monday, April 30, 2012 by Sam

trig
Find the component form for vector v with the given amplitude and direction angle theta. |v|=20.6, theta=102.5deg
Monday, April 30, 2012 by Sam

trig
(-10√2, -10√2), find te magnitude and direction angle of the vector, measure the direction angle in [0, 360). Please help!
Monday, April 30, 2012 by Savannah

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