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**Recent Homework Questions About Trigonometry**

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**trig**

City A is 300km due east of city B. City C is 200km on a bearing of 123¤ from city B. How far is it from C to A?
*Sunday, March 11, 2012 at 7:07pm*

**trig**

If sec theta = radical 5, what is the exact value of cos theta
*Sunday, March 11, 2012 at 12:33pm*

**trig**

If sec theta = radical 5, what is the exact value of cos theta
*Sunday, March 11, 2012 at 12:32pm*

**trig**

A ship sails 40 miles SOUTH and 15 miles EAST. Find the bearing from where it began? HELP.
*Sunday, March 11, 2012 at 12:20pm*

**trig or geom**

i have to use pythagorean theorem to find the leg-measure of x. in the formula, x would be a^2. the hypotenuse is 11 and "b" is unknown. there is also a cosine with a measure of .4 at the top-most angle.. what is x? i don't know how to use cosine with the problem
*Sunday, March 11, 2012 at 10:38am*

**Trig.**

finnd a possible measure of the angle drawn in standard position that passes through the points (ã2,-ã2)
*Sunday, March 11, 2012 at 9:59am*

**calculus**

find max, min and saddle points of the give function f(x,y)=sin(x)+sin(y)+sin(x+y) 0<=x<=pi/4 0<=y<=pi/4 i have that dz/dx=cos(x)+cos(x+y) dz/dy=cos(y)+cos(x+y) and i set them equal to zero but im kinda confused on how to really solve that. i mean i got an answer ...
*Friday, March 9, 2012 at 9:30pm*

**Geometry/trig**

A ladder, 17 feet long, leans against a wall at a 49 degree angle to the ground. How far up the wall does the ladder reach?
*Friday, March 9, 2012 at 5:38pm*

**trig**

Find all angles in degrees that satisfy the equationtan∝ +√3=0
*Friday, March 9, 2012 at 4:50pm*

**Trig**

If CSC X = 4 in the quadrant 1, what is COS X?
*Friday, March 9, 2012 at 4:06pm*

**Alg 2 trig**

Write a sine equation for period= pie, amplitude=1/2, vertical shift up 1 and phase shift left pie/4. How would the equation be written?
*Friday, March 9, 2012 at 11:05am*

**trig**

what is the exact value of cos(x+y) if tan=x sqare root 3 over 3 and sin y=square root 2 over 2?
*Thursday, March 8, 2012 at 10:59pm*

**Trig**

How do you do this? 1-sin^2x/csc^2 x-1
*Thursday, March 8, 2012 at 1:52pm*

**Trig**

HELP!!!! I dont know how to do the trig identity with this problem csc^4 x-cot^4x= Csx^2 x + cot^2x
*Thursday, March 8, 2012 at 9:04am*

**trig**

Simplify the expression cos^2 x (sec^2 x-1)
*Thursday, March 8, 2012 at 8:32am*

**Trig Proofs! **

I'm having trouble solving this proof. Can you help? cos^3+sin^3/cosx+sinx = 1-sinxcosx Thanks!:)
*Thursday, March 8, 2012 at 12:50am*

**trig**

solve each equation for è, giving a general formula for all of the solutions: 6. tanè=-1 7. sin(è/2)=1/2 Please show step by step on how to solve these. Im not sure on how to do them. Thank you for your help!
*Wednesday, March 7, 2012 at 7:21pm*

**trig.**

A ladder 20 feet long leans against the side of a house. Find the height from the top of the ladder to the ground if the angle if the angle of elevation of the ladder is 80°
*Wednesday, March 7, 2012 at 6:20pm*

**trig.**

A ladder 20 feet long leans against the side of a house. Find the height from the top of the ladder to the ground if the angle if the angle of elevation of the ladder is 80°
*Wednesday, March 7, 2012 at 6:19pm*

**trig**

if sin a=4/5 and is quadrant 2 and sin b= 8/17 and is in quadrant 1, find cos (a-b)
*Wednesday, March 7, 2012 at 6:19pm*

**trig**

16. Let W(ƒá ) be a point in Quadrant I on the unit circle with center O. W(ƒá )B is perpendicular to the x-axis at B, OB = 0.6. and W(ƒá )B ƒ 0.8. Find:
*Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at 11:33pm*

**Pre-Cal**

given the function y=2sin3x-1, identify the following below. also show its graph for the primary cycle. (identifying parts of a trig. equation) asymptotes= k= c= axis= primary cycle= period=
*Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at 1:18pm*

**ALG/TRIG**

I cannot seem to get the right answer. Animal Pulse Rate According to one model, an animal’s heart rate varies according to its weight. The formula N(w)=885w^-1/2 gives an estimate for the average number N of beats per minute for an animal that weighs w pounds. Use the ...
*Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at 6:21am*

**ALG/TRIG**

Lost is an understatement..please help me understand this. Orbits and Distance Johannes Kepler (1571–1630)discovered a relationship between a planet’s distance D from the sun and the time T it takes to orbit the sun. This formula is , where T is in Earth years and ...
*Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at 2:22am*

**Trig**

Please help. I can't get this problem at all. When two bubbles cling together in midair their common surface is part of a sphere whose center D lies on the line passing through the centers of the bubble. Also, angles ACB and ACD are 60 degrees. Show that the radius r of ...
*Monday, March 5, 2012 at 10:13pm*

**Trig**

Prove sin(α+β)sin(α-β)=cos^2β-cos^2α
*Monday, March 5, 2012 at 8:23pm*

**Trig**

A ship leaves port with a bearing of S 40 W. After traveling 7 miles, the ship turns 90 degrees on a bearing of N 50 W for 11 miles. At that time, what is the bearing of the ship from port?
*Monday, March 5, 2012 at 8:23pm*

**Trig**

Prove cos^2t+4cost+4/cost+2=2sect+1/sect
*Monday, March 5, 2012 at 8:22pm*

**Trig**

Prove (3cosθ-4sinθ)^2+(4cosθ+3sinθ)^2=25
*Monday, March 5, 2012 at 8:02pm*

**Trig**

Prove sin(α+β)sin(α-β)=cos^2β-cos^2α
*Monday, March 5, 2012 at 8:01pm*

**Trig**

A ship leaves port with a bearing of S 40 W. After traveling 7 miles, the ship turns 90 degrees on a bearing of N 50 W for 11 miles. At that time, what is the bearing of the ship from port?
*Monday, March 5, 2012 at 8:01pm*

**Trig**

Prove cos^2t+4cost+4/cost+2=2sect+1/sect
*Monday, March 5, 2012 at 8:00pm*

**trig**

Q1: Prove cos^2t+4cost+4/cost+2=2sect+1/sect Q2: A ship leaves port with a bearing of S 40 W. After traveling 7 miles, the ship turns 90 degrees on a bearing of N 50 W for 11 miles. At that time, what is the bearing of the ship from port?
*Monday, March 5, 2012 at 7:51pm*

**Trig**

Prove cos^2t+4cost+4/cost+2=2sect+1/sect
*Monday, March 5, 2012 at 7:40pm*

**Trig**

A ship leaves port with a bearing of S 40 W. After traveling 7 miles, the ship turns 90 degrees on a bearing of N 50 W for 11 miles. At that time, what is the bearing of the ship from port?
*Monday, March 5, 2012 at 7:38pm*

**Trig**

prove sin(α+β)sin(α-β)=cos^2β-cos^2α
*Monday, March 5, 2012 at 7:37pm*

**geom/trig**

A 40 ft ladder leans against a wall so the base of the ladder is 11 feet away from the base of the wall . What angle does the ladder make with the wall?
*Monday, March 5, 2012 at 7:31pm*

**Trig**

A ship leaves port with a bearing of S 40 W. After traveling 7 miles, the ship turns 90 degrees on a bearing of N 50 W for 11 miles. At that time, what is the bearing of the ship from port?
*Monday, March 5, 2012 at 7:18pm*

**Trig**

prove sin(α+β)sin(α-β)=cos^2β-cos^2α please help... this is the only one I didn't understand out of all my homework...
*Monday, March 5, 2012 at 7:12pm*

**Trig**

prove sin(α+β)sin(α-β)=cos^2β-cos^2α
*Monday, March 5, 2012 at 7:00pm*

**trig**

if sin 7x = cos x+10 find the value of x
*Monday, March 5, 2012 at 6:00pm*

**trig**

find the general solutions to the equations: 1) sec x = -2 2) 2 sin^2 x = 1 3) cos^2 x - 2cos x + 1 = 0
*Monday, March 5, 2012 at 5:45pm*

**trig**

if cot(x-10)=tan(4x) what does x equal?
*Sunday, March 4, 2012 at 6:22pm*

**trig**

Verify the trigonometric identity. Please show all steps. tanx-cotx/tanx+cotx=sin^2x-cos^2x
*Sunday, March 4, 2012 at 11:40am*

**Trig**

(cos^2t+4cos^2+4)/(cost+2)=(2sect+1)/sect
*Saturday, March 3, 2012 at 8:16pm*

**Trig**

Prove (cos^2t+4cos^2+4)/(cost+2)=2sect+1)/sect
*Saturday, March 3, 2012 at 8:14pm*

**Trig**

prove(sinx/cosx+1)+(cosx-1/sinx)=0 Please help asap!!!!! PLEASE
*Saturday, March 3, 2012 at 6:09pm*

**Trig**

prove (cscx-secx/cscx+secx)=(cotx-1/cotx+1)
*Saturday, March 3, 2012 at 5:40pm*

**Trig**

prove(sinx/cosx+1)+(cosx-1/sinx)=0
*Saturday, March 3, 2012 at 5:37pm*

**trig**

y=25sin(120t-4x) what is the wave length what is the speed
*Saturday, March 3, 2012 at 3:01pm*

**trig and geometry**

bernhardt and julia are observing an eagles nest in a tree. Julia is 75m from the tree, and sees it at an angle of elevation of 42 degrees A)How high up the tree is the nest B)Bernhardt is standing 30m behind julia. At what angle of elevation does he see the nest?
*Friday, March 2, 2012 at 1:49am*

**trig**

Which expression is equivalent to cos(4x) + cos(2x)?
*Thursday, March 1, 2012 at 7:10pm*

**trig**

bernhardt and julia are observing an eagles nest in a tree. Julia is 75m from the tree, and sees it at an angle of elevation of 42 degrees A)How high up the tree is the nest B)Bernhardt is standing 30m behind julia. At what angle of elevation does he see the nest?
*Thursday, March 1, 2012 at 4:05pm*

**Trig FInd Translation Rule and Coordinates Thanks!**

The vertices of a rectangle are R(–5, –5), S(–1, –5), T(–1, 1), and U(–5, 1). After translation, R' is the point (–11, –11). Find the translation rule and coordinates of U'. (x, y)--> (x – 6, y + 6); (–11, 7) (x, y...
*Thursday, March 1, 2012 at 1:36pm*

**Trig**

A pilot is flying over a straight highway. He determines the angles of depression to two mileposts, 3 mi apart, to be angle x = 31° and angle y = 49°, as shown in the figure. (Round your answers to two decimal places.) Find the distance of the plane from point A. Find ...
*Wednesday, February 29, 2012 at 8:00pm*

**trig**

Find the value of theta (in radians) corresponding to the point (6,-8)
*Wednesday, February 29, 2012 at 4:49pm*

**Trig **

When two bubbles cling together in midair their common surface is part of a sphere whose center D lies on the line passing through the centers of the bubble. Also, angles ACB and ACD are 60 degrees. Show that the radius r of the common face is given by r=ab/a-b.
*Wednesday, February 29, 2012 at 4:19pm*

**trig**

8cos6xsin6x
*Wednesday, February 29, 2012 at 3:12am*

**trig**

Expan each of the following using the compound-angle formulae:sin(x + 20degree)
*Wednesday, February 29, 2012 at 1:33am*

**Trig**

Use a calculator to find θ to the nearest tenth of a degree, if 0° < θ < 360° and csc(θ)=1.4307 with θ in QII θ=?
*Tuesday, February 28, 2012 at 5:25pm*

**trig**

in this right trianlge ABC, m<c=90, m<a=63, and AB=10. if BC is represented by a, then which equation can be used to find a?
*Tuesday, February 28, 2012 at 2:00pm*

**trig**

solve for x log4 64+ log2 2 ________________ =x log3 81
*Tuesday, February 28, 2012 at 1:49pm*

**math/cal/trig solve for t**

solve for t: 0=4sin(2t)cos(2t)-sin(2t)
*Monday, February 27, 2012 at 11:17pm*

**trig**

Tan(cos inverse 5x)
*Monday, February 27, 2012 at 10:13pm*

**trig**

Choose the percent increase or decrease for the before and after measurements: 12 (before) and 12 (after) a) not given b) increase of 30% c) decrease of 25% d) increase of 25%
*Monday, February 27, 2012 at 9:24am*

**trig**

Name three values of theta that would result in y equal to cot times theta being undefined.
*Monday, February 27, 2012 at 9:05am*

**tRiG/ AlGeBrA**

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, February 27, 2012 at 2:54am*

**Math/Trig**

Period: Asymptotes: Range: a) y= 2 sec (x) + 1 b) y= -2 csc (x - pi/2) c) y= 1 + tan (x + pi/4) d) y= 1/2 + csc (x - pi) + 1 e) y= cot (3x + pi) + 2 Any tips on drawing the graph?
*Sunday, February 26, 2012 at 10:21pm*

**trig**

sin [sin -1 (7/25) - cos -1 (-8/17)]
*Sunday, February 26, 2012 at 8:29pm*

**trig**

Let P be the point on the unit circle U that corresponds to t. Find the coordinates of P and the exact values of the trigonometric functions of t whenever possible. 2pi 3pi/4 5pi/6 Three questions. I think those are supposed to be t.
*Sunday, February 26, 2012 at 4:10pm*

**geometry**

In parallelogram TRIG, m∠R = 2x + 19 and m∠G = 4x - 17. What is m∠T
*Sunday, February 26, 2012 at 1:48pm*

**trig**

Solve for x if sin2x=cos(x+60 and x€ [-90,180].show all work details
*Sunday, February 26, 2012 at 12:58pm*

**trig**

If csc theta = 2, then what is theta approximated to 4 decimal points? RADIANS
*Sunday, February 26, 2012 at 12:36pm*

**trig**

1.Ifg(x)=cos4x,find g'(pie/24). 2.Differentiate y=csc^2 pie*x
*Saturday, February 25, 2012 at 8:10pm*

**college Calculus Help!**

Find the derivative of the function. 1. F(x)= (1+2x+x^3)^1/4 2. f(t)= (1+tant)^1/3 ---> i hate trig. 3. y=4sec5x 4. y=xsin√x
*Saturday, February 25, 2012 at 4:55pm*

**college Calculus Help!**

Find the derivative of the function. 1. F(x)= (1+2x+x^3)^1/4 2. f(t)= (1+tant)^1/3 ---> i hate trig. 3. y=4sec5x 4. y=xsin√x
*Saturday, February 25, 2012 at 4:42pm*

**Precal**

Write down 3 other possible trig forms for - 1 + isqrt2. How do you solve this?
*Saturday, February 25, 2012 at 2:39am*

**TRIG/ALGEBRA**

1) Find the exact value. Use a sum or difference identity. tan (-15 degrees) 2) Rewrite the following expression as a trigonometric function of a single angle measure. cos 3x cos 4x - sin 3x sine 4x
*Friday, February 24, 2012 at 1:20am*

**Pre- Calculus**

Evaluate the trig function tan33degress
*Thursday, February 23, 2012 at 9:24pm*

**trig**

does sec(x)tan(x)*tan(x)=[sec(x)(tan^2)x]
*Thursday, February 23, 2012 at 11:58am*

**trig**

sin(x) = 8/17 and 90 degrees < x < 180 degrees then find cos2(x)
*Thursday, February 23, 2012 at 9:47am*

**Trig (Last URGENT)**

sin2x+cosx=0 , [-180,180) = 2sinxcosx+cosx=0 = cosx(2sinx+1)=0 cosx=0 x1=cos^-1(0) x1=90 x2=360-90 x2=270 270 doesn't fit in [-180,180) what do I do? Or maybe I did something wrong. sinx=1/2 x1=sin^-1(1/2) x1=30 x2=180-30 x2=150 is this correct? Please and Thank you
*Wednesday, February 22, 2012 at 11:11pm*

**Trig Help (URGENT)**

Solve over the indicated interval: 2sin^2x=sqrt2sinx , [-180,180) don't how to get x by itself please help and thank you
*Wednesday, February 22, 2012 at 10:25pm*

**Trig Help**

Given that cos2x=7/12 and "270 equal or < 2x equal or < 360", find sinx. Please help and Thank you
*Wednesday, February 22, 2012 at 4:36pm*

**trig**

please help me with some questions I skipped on a review for our test coming up? solve 5-7 on the interval 0 greater than or equal to x less than or equal to 2pi. 5. sin x=sqrt3/2 6. cos x=-1/2 7. tan x=0 ---------------- 14. what is the exact value of tan[arcsin(.43...
*Wednesday, February 22, 2012 at 12:10pm*

**trig**

John weighed five rocks two at a time in all possible ways. The weights in pound are 30,38,41,42,45,46,50,53,58,61. How much does each rock weigh?
*Wednesday, February 22, 2012 at 12:12am*

**trig**

How king i find theta if the formula is cot(2theta) = 7/24?
*Wednesday, February 22, 2012 at 12:09am*

**trig**

The angle of elevation to the top of a very tall Building is found to be 9° from the ground at a distance of 1 mi from the base of the building. Using this information, find the height of the building.
*Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at 10:20pm*

**trig**

The angle of elevation to the top of a very tall Building is found to be 9° from the ground at a distance of 1 mi from the base of the building. Using this information, find the height of the building.
*Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at 10:18pm*

**Trig**

#1 (1/sinx)(sin^2x + cos^2x(sinx/cosx) )/(sinx + cosx) = (sinx + cosx)/(sinx+cosx) = 1 Reiny helped with this question but I don't how Reiny did it. Please explain
*Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at 2:28pm*

**Trig **

3-square root 2/ 1+square root 2
*Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at 9:02am*

**precalc/trig help please**

The area of a circle is 18pi square meters. What is the radius (leaving answer in simplest radical form)
*Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at 8:48am*

**trig**

Since cot x = cos x / sin x, if cot x = 1/2, with the angle x in the first quadrant, then cos x = 1 and sin x = 2 (1) State true or false. Is this a possible situation? (2) If false, explain why.
*Monday, February 20, 2012 at 8:07pm*

**trig**

The minute hand of a clock is 6 inches long. What distance does its tip move in 16 minutes?
*Monday, February 20, 2012 at 5:52pm*

**trig**

evaluate tan(51 degree 15')+cot(25 degrees 18')
*Monday, February 20, 2012 at 10:33am*

**trig**

y= sin x/2, 0 less than equal to x less than equal to 4pi... the question says state the amplitude and period for each equation and graph it over the indicated interval
*Sunday, February 19, 2012 at 8:08pm*

**trig**

53. A 60-foot drawbridge is 24 feet above water level when closed. When opened the bridge makes an angle of 33 degrees with the horizontal. a. How high is the tip P of the open bridge above the water? b. When the bridge is open, what is distance from P to Q? 53. A 60-foot ...
*Friday, February 17, 2012 at 5:58am*

**trig**

how to graph y = 1/2 cos 2x for 0 ≤ x ≤ 2 p
*Thursday, February 16, 2012 at 7:37pm*

**Trig**

what is the amplitude, period, phase shift, and vertical shift of each equation? 1. y= A cos(B(x-3))+4 2. y=-2sin(2piX/3) 3. y=4cos(3pi(x+3)) 4. y= -3cos(2(x-pi/4))+0.4 thank you so much!
*Thursday, February 16, 2012 at 4:20pm*

**trig**

Describe the possible values of variable a such that (/72) + (/a) can be simplified to a single term. Note: (/a) is the square root of a.
*Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at 10:16pm*

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