Recent Homework Questions About Trigonometry
A crate weighing w pounds sits on a ramp positioned at an angle of x with the horizontal. The forces acting on this crate are modeled by the equation Mwcosx = wsinx, where M is the coefficient of friction. What is an expression for M in terms of x? A. M = tanx B. M = cotx C. ...
Tuesday, December 13, 2011 at 10:49am
A crate weighing w pounds sits on a ramp positioned at an angle of x with the horizontal. The forces acting on this crate are modeled by the equation Mwcosx = wsinx, where M is the coefficient of friction. What is an expression for M in terms of x? A. M = tanx B. M = cotx C. M...
Tuesday, December 13, 2011 at 12:31am
Math - Trig
For the equation 4 cos theta - square root 12 = 0, where 0 < theta < (or equal to) 2 pi, determine the measure of theta. The answers to choose from are: A) pi/ 3, 5 pi/ 3 B) 2 pi/ 3, 4 pi/ 3 C) 5 pi/ 6, 7 pi/ 6 D) pi/ 6, 11 pi/ 6 Please explain and show work, because I ...
Monday, December 12, 2011 at 2:36pm
A satellite is in geostationary orbit 22,500 miles above the earth. IF the radius of the earth is 3,960 miles, how fast is the satellite moving in miles per day? How fast is the satellite moving in miles per hour?
Sunday, December 11, 2011 at 8:02pm
Trying to understand an inverse trig function. Evaluate Cos^-1 (sqr3/2) So I know it's 30 degrees, but wouldn't it also be 150 degrees because the Arc-cos is defined in the 2nd quadrant?
Sunday, December 11, 2011 at 6:12pm
Getting ready for trig semester finals. Can't figure out how they are simplifying these equations. (these are the review not actual test) tanx-sqr3=2tanx and 2sin^2+sinx=0
Sunday, December 11, 2011 at 4:49pm
to determine the height of a pole across a road, Justin takes two measurments. he stands at Point A directly across from the bass of the pole and determines that the angle of elevation to the top of the pole is 15.3 degrees. he then walks 30m parallel to the freeway to point C...
Sunday, December 11, 2011 at 4:00pm
The manufacturer of a propeller for a small aircraft mandates a maximum operating angular velocity of 300 rad/s. Determine whether it is safe to install this propeller whose aircraft whose engine is expected to run at a maximum of 2800 rpm
Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 8:09pm
1. Establish the identity: sin(theta+3pi/2)=-cos(theta) 2. Find the exact value of 2(theta) if sin(theta)=5/13 3. Show that: csc2(theta)-cot2(theta)=tan(theta) 4. Find the exact value of tan(cos^-1(square root of 3/2) 5. Approximate the value rounded to two decimal places: csc...
Wednesday, December 7, 2011 at 5:55pm
Math - Trig please help!
State two intervals in which the function y=7sin(1/5x)+2 has an average rate of change that is: a) zero b)a negative value c)a positive value Please explain how to get the intervals! Thanks a lot in advance!
Monday, December 5, 2011 at 11:33pm
Suppose that z1=6-8i. Find: A. The Trig Form of the complex number z1, where your theta is in degrees. B. The Trig form of z1*z2, where z2=5[cos(60degrees)+isin(60degrees)] C. The Trig Form of (z1)^4
Monday, December 5, 2011 at 1:34pm
We are doing trig identities in school. I need help with these five: 1.1+sinx/1-sinx=cscx+1/cscx-1 2.tanx+sinx/1+cosx=tanx 3.sec^2x/sin^2x=1/sin^2x+1/cos^2x 4.tan^2x/1+tan^2x=1-cos^2x 5.sinx-sin^3x/cos^3x=tanx
Sunday, December 4, 2011 at 11:42am
Mr. Saurik proposed that the function h(t) = 6sin(3pi(t) - pi/3) + 5, where h(t) is in meters and t is in seconds, models the height above the ground of a point on a spinning wheel. Is Mr. Saurik's equation plausible? Explain.
Saturday, December 3, 2011 at 7:05pm
Math -Trig Please help!
At one time, Maple Leaf Village (which no longer exists) had North Americas largest Ferris wheel. The Ferris wheel had a diameter of 56 m, and one revolution took 2.5 min to complete. Riders could see Niagara Falls if they were higher than 50 m above the ground. Sketch ...
Thursday, December 1, 2011 at 10:11pm
Patients with acute or serious infections, such as Salmonella typhi or gram-negative bacteria causing meningitis, can be successfully treated with regular doses of Chloramphenicol. A patient weighing 150 pounds requires a dose of 850 milligrams, while a patient weighing 300 ...
Wednesday, November 30, 2011 at 10:59pm
I need to count this: a) 1-tg^2a/1+ctg^2a, when sina =2/3 b) 1-tg^2a/1-ctg^2a, when cosa= -1/3 c) tga * cos^2a, when sina + cosa=5/7 d) tg^2a + 1/sina * 1/cosa + ctg^2a, when tga + ctga =5
Wednesday, November 30, 2011 at 11:33am
I need to prove equality. a) (sina + cosa)^2 -1 / ctga - sinacosa = 2tg^2a b) (sin^2x/sinx-cosx) - (sinx+cosx/tg^2x+1) = sinx + cosx c) sin^4a - sin^2a - cos^4a + cos^2a = cosπ/2 How to do these?
Wednesday, November 30, 2011 at 8:09am
For the following expression, find the value of y that corresponds to each value of x, then write your results as ordered pairs (x,y). y=7cos(x-pi/6) for x=pi/6, pi/3, 2pi/3, pi, 7pi/6
Tuesday, November 29, 2011 at 5:12pm
Math- Trig please help!
A tire with a diameter of 100 cm rotates 20 times in 3 seconds. a) determine the angular velocity b) how far the tire has travelled? c) what is the speed in km/h?
Tuesday, November 29, 2011 at 4:52pm
Write cot(t) in terms of sin(t) if the terminal point determined by t is in the first quadrant. Do not leave a fraction inside a radical or use absolute value.
Monday, November 28, 2011 at 11:20pm
math/Right triangle trig
Your favorite team is attempting a field goal. The ball is kicked at an angle of 45 degrees with the field. The ball covers a horizontal distance of 85 inches before the kick is blocked. What is the minimum height the opposing team's player can be to block the kick?
Tuesday, November 22, 2011 at 1:13pm
Help trig question involving discriminant? a)Find the value of the discriminant. b)Use any method to find the real roots of the equation if they exist. 2x^2+7x=0
Thursday, November 17, 2011 at 6:52pm
The path of a projectile fired at an inclination t0 to the horizontal with initial velocity v feet per second is a parabola. The horizontal distance R, in feet, that the projectile travels is given by R = v2sin(2t)/32.2. What is R if v = 152 and t = 74? Give your answer to the...
Monday, November 14, 2011 at 9:29pm
If sin(t) = -2/48 and cos(t) < 0 what is the value of cos(t) to the nearest thousandth? If sin(t) = -14/34 and cos(t) < 0, what is the value of tan(t) to the nearest thousandth? If tan(t) = -15/19 and sin(t) < 0, what is sin(t) to the nearest thousandth? If tan(t) = ...
Monday, November 14, 2011 at 8:33pm
cosθ =5/13 with -π/2 < θ <0 find each of the following sin( θ - 5π/4) cos( θ - 11π/6) tan( θ + 5π/4) can some1 explain to me how to do these? im completely lost and this is the only thing about my assignment that i cant do can...
Monday, November 14, 2011 at 12:23am
I have these sum and product property problems and I just want to make sure my work is right. Write equations expressing 1. cos 37degrees cos99degrees as a sum Answer: sin136+(-62) 2. sin4+sin7 as a product Answer: 2sin5.5 sin-1.5 3. cos 8x - cos 2x as a product Answer -...
Sunday, November 13, 2011 at 4:51pm
How to do this one? (sina/1-cosa) + (1-cosa/sina) = Also, wanted to ask if I did another one right: 1 - sin^2a + tg^2a * cos^2a = 1 - sin^2a + (sina/cosa)^2 * cos^2a = 1 - sin^2a + sin^2a = 1 ???
Saturday, November 12, 2011 at 10:45am
I have these sum and product property problems and I just want to make sure my work is right. Write equations expressing 1. cos 37degrees cos99degrees as a sum Answer: sin136+(-62) 2. sin4+sin7 as a product Answer: 2sin5.5 sin-1.5 3. cos 8x - cos 2x as a product Answer -2sin5x...
Friday, November 11, 2011 at 11:57am
Two office towers are 43m apart. From the top of the shorter tower, the angle of elevation to the top of the taller tower is 26o while the angle of depression to the base is 51o. Determine the height of each tower and round your answers to one decimal place.
Tuesday, November 8, 2011 at 6:28pm
a tree growing on a hillside casts a 102-foot shadow straight down the hill. Find the vertical height of the tree if, relative to the horizontal, the hill slopes 15.0 degrees and the angle of elevation of the sun is 62.0 degrees.
Tuesday, November 8, 2011 at 1:15am
Prove the following functions: (sinx+sin2x)/(1+cosx+cos2x)=tan x (cos3x/sinx)+(sin3x/cosx)=2cot2x tan2x=(2/cotx-tanx) theses are due in the am. Fastness would be great?
Monday, November 7, 2011 at 12:29am
Math C30 ( trig )
A roof in the shape of an upside down cosine wave is to be buile to cover an arena. The arena is 24m wide, the height of the roof at either side wall is 5m, and the maximum height of the roof is 9m. A) write a function that gives the height of the roof in terms of your ...
Sunday, November 6, 2011 at 6:20pm