# Homework Help: Math: Trigonometry

## Recent Homework Questions About Trigonometry

**Trig**

a ships navigator determines that the ship is moving through the water at 17.5mi/h with a heading of 26.3 degrees north of east but the ship is actually moving at 19.3 mi/h in a direction of 33.7 degrees north of east. What is the velocity of the current? would this be 17....

**Trig**

A jet is 115 mi east and 88.3 i north of Niagara Falls. What is its displacement from Niagara Falls?

**Precalc/Trig**

I have no idea how to solve this one problem: Round to two decimal places. Two observers 25 feet apart, sight to the top of the tree. If the angle of elevation to the top of the tree from the observer closest to the tree is 30 degrees and the angle of elevation from the ...

**trig**

Two circles of radii 5 and 3 cm, respectively, intersect at two points. At either point of intersection, the tangent lines to the circles form a 60◦ angle, as in Figure 2.2.4 above. Find the distance between the centers of the circles

**Trig**

I need help setting these up. 1.) Use the parallelogram rule to find the magnitude of the resultant force for the two forces shown in the figure. round to one decimal place. Theta= 35 degree, b=98 lbs, c=55lb 2.) Find the magnitude and direction angle for each vector. Five the...

**TRIG!**

true or false, the two sets of parametric equations x=t, y=t^2+1 and x=3t, y=9t^2+1 have the same graph. justify your decision.

**trig**

rewrite each equation in polar form. solve for r if possible a. 2x+3y=5 b. y=1/2x

**Trig**

Determine exact solution. x E (0, 2pi) 2csc^2x-8=0

**trig**

determine a set of parametric equations to represent the line segment that begins at the point(-2,6) and ends at the point (10,-4)

**trig**

solve each equation if 0 < x < 2pi. answer must be in radians 1. 4 cos x - 2 = 0 2. 3 sec^2 - 4 = 0

**Pre-Calc/Trig**

is the integer n odd or even, explain

**Pre-Calc/Trig**

Help me please, I don't understand this write using exponential notation √ 36* 3√ 64 oh and 3 is an exponent

**Trig**

Does this result in no triangle, 1 or 2 triangles? If so, then solve. B= 88 degrees, b= 4 and a=23. I know that A= (sin 88)(23)/(4)= A=5.74 degrees C= 180-5.74-88= C=86.26 degrees c=(sin86.26)(4)/(sin 88)= c=3.99 My question is how do you know if it's 0,1, or 2 triangles. And ...

**Trig- math**

Find the area of a triangle if the sides of the triangle have the lengths 849mi, 930mi, and 1301mi. Here's my work: a=849 b=930 c=1301 A=.5(849)(930)sinA sin A = 394,785 mi^2 (this number doesn't seem right to me, can you explain to me what I did wrong)?

**trig**

I need help setting this problem up. A force of 36lb is required to hold a 70lb toolbox on an incline. What angle does the incline make with the horizontal?

**Trig**

I need help with my vectors unit. I'm really confused about how to set them up. Please help. a.) Given u=2i-5j and v=-i+3j, determine -6u-3v? b.) Find the component form of v if |v|=4 and the angle it makes with the x-axis is 60 degree. c.) Given u=5i+3j and v+3i+2j, find (u)(...

**Trig**

Find the magnitude and direction angle for each vector. Give the measure of the direction angle as an angle in [0,360]. <5sqrt2,-5sqrt2>

**Math (trig)**

The distance from home plate to dead center field in a certain baseball stadium is 409 feet. A baseball diamond is square with a distance from home plate to first plate base 90 feet. How far is it from first base to dead center field? I also need help setting this up.

**Math (trig)**

A force of 35lb is required to hold a 72lb toolbox on an incline. What angle does the incline make with the horizontal? Please help me set this up.

**Trig**

Two tracking stations are on the equator 161 miles apart. A weather balloon is located on a bearing of N 32°E from the western station and on a bearing of N 16°E from the eastern station. How far is the balloon from the western station? Round to the nearest mile.

**trig**

a boat is tied by a rope 12 meters long to a ring that is 3.5 meters above the water.If the rope is taut find the angle it makes with the water?

**Trig**

Jane has a bike with a 22-inch rear wheel. The wheel sprocket is 3 inches in diameter and the pedal sprocket is 4 inches in diameter (the sprockets hold the chain.) How fast in miles per hour is she going if she pedals at a rate of 100 revolutions per minute?

**Trig**

the angle of elevation to the sun is 65 degrees. A building casts a shadow 16m long. What is the height of the building to the nearest meter?

**Pre-Calc/Trig**

Go over this with me please, I forgot how to do it. Solve the polynomial equation. 15x^3-119x^2-10x+16=0

**trig**

From the top of a tower of height 75m, a man sees two goats, both due west of him. If the angles of depression of the two goats are 10 degrees and 17 degrees, calculate the distance between them. It wants the angle of depression. I , myself, don't understand the question or ...

**Derivative**

Can you help me find the derivative of y= cos(x)/1+sin(x).. the / is a fraction bar. I have a hard time finding trig derivatives because I don't really know what the derivative of cos,sin ,or tan would be honestly.

**Trig**

Determine the intervals of continuity of f(x)= ln(sin(x)) I looked at the graph and I have no idea how to state the intervals.

**Math**

This one confused me since it revolved around what seemed like dividing trig function by another function Write the following expression in terms of the tangent function 2 / ((cos(r^2 - s^2) / (sin(r^2 - s^2)) = ? I know tan t = sin t / cos t. So would I multiply by the ...

**Pre-Calc/Trig**

Identify the asymptotes, removable discontinuities, and intercepts for the graph of the function. d(x)=(x^2-12x+20)/3x

**Pre-Calc/Trig**

What are the polynomial names for these functions. 1.) m(x)=x+x^2-1 2.) d(x)=x+ 3.14 3.) 2-6x^2+11x^3

**Trig/Pre-Calc**

Solve the polynomial equation. 15x^3-119x^2-10x+16=0

**Pre-Calc/Trig**

State the domain and range for each function. y=2x^2/(x^2-1) domain: ? range: ?

**Pre-Calc/Trig...**

Write a function with the following characteristics: A vertical asymptote at x=3 A horizontal asymptote at y=2 An x-intercept at x=-5

**Pre-Calc/Trig**

Identify the extrema for the function. Classify it as a relative (local) or absolute (global) maximum or minimum value. f(x)=4x^3-12x^2+15

**math**

Use Green's Theorem to evaluate F(x, y) = y cos x − xy sin x, xy + x cos x , C is the triangle from (0, 0) to (0, 4) to (2, 0) to (0, 0) I kind of understand how to do this , but I am having trouble with the trig

**Pre-Calc/Trig**

Describe the end behavior for function by writing a limit expression. f(x)=2x^5-x+7

**Precalc/Trig**

Sorry there are quite a few problems, but I just need to know if these are correct (and if they aren't, where I went wrong): 1. Solve these equations. tanθ = -√3 θ = 2π/3 + kπ θ = 5π/3 + kπ 2. secθ = √2 θ = π/4 + 2k...

**calc/trig**

A 84-ft tree casts a shadow that is 130 ft long. What is the angle of elevation of the sun?

**trig**

Find all angles è between 0° and 180° satisfying the given equation. cos è = 1/9

**Pre-Calc/Trig**

Help please State the x and y-intercepts for each function. f(x)= -x^3+4x

**Pre-trig/Calc**

Please help me. Use Descartes' rule of signs to describe the roots for each polynomial function. 3. m(x)=x^3+3x^2-18x-40

**trig**

if x is a positive acute angle, then express tan(180+x) as a function of x

**Trig**

House B is located at a bearing of N67°E from house A. House C is 370 meters from house A at a bearing of S68°E. House B is located at a bearing of N11°W from house C. Find the distance from house A to house B. (Round your answer to two decimal places.) Sorry, I would post ...

**Math Trig Please Help!!!**

Find exact values for all the solutions to the equation cos theta = sqrt 3/2 for -2pi <= theta <= 2pi Theta = Theta = Theta = Theta =

**Pre-Calc/Trig**

Use Descartes' rule of signs to describe the roots of the polynomial function. m(x)=x^3+3x^2-18x-40

**Pre-Calc/Trig**

Help me please. List all possible rational zeros for the polynomial function. p(x)=3x^3-2x^2-5x-2

**Math Trig Help**

sin theta = x/3, with theta in the first quadrant, find the expression for cos theta and tan theta. Answers will be in algebraic terms of x. Give exact answers with 0 < theta <pi/2 (0 less than or equal to theta, less than or equal to pi/2 Cos theta ? Tan Theta?

**Trig**

A playground slide starts 107cm above the ground and is 250cm long. What angle does the slide make with the ground? Give the answer to the nearest degree.

**TRIG WORD PROBLEMS**

from 25 feet away from the base of a building, the angle of elevation from the ground to the top of a building is measured 38 degrees. how tall is the building. WHat i did was put 25 feet on the base of the triangle the angle measurement oppsite and the longer leg x is this ...

**RIGHT TRIANGLE TRIG**

a kite is being flown 150 yards of string. the kite has an angle of elevation with the ground 65 degrees. how high above the ground is the kite. I DON'T KNOW HOW TO SET UP THE PROBLEM

**Pre-Calc/Trig...**

Help me please Is the given linear expression a factor of the polynomial? Show work. f(x)=2x^3+x^2-5x+2; x+2

**Math/Physics**

My question is this: The potential at the surface of a sphere (radius R) is given by V_0 = k cos 3theta where k is constant. Find the potential inside and outside the sphere as well as the surface charge density (lower case sigma(theta)) on the sphere. (assume there is no ...

**Physics**

To move a large crate across a rough floor, you push on it with a force (F) at an angle of 21 degrees below the horizontal. Find the force necessary to start the crate moving, given the mass of the crate is 32 kg and the coefficient of static friction between the crate and the...

**Trig**

I need to the steps to get (1-sinx)(1+sinx)=cos^2 x

**Algebra 2 & trig**

joanna invested $7500, part at a 5.5% and the remainder at a 6% annual rate of interest. if she collected a total of 435 in interest at the end of one year, how much money was invested at each rate?

**Trig**

A weight is oscillating on the end of a spring. The position of the weight relative to the point of equilibrium is given by y=1/12(cos8t-3sin8t), where y is the displacement (in meters) and t is the time (in seconds). Find the times when the weight is at the point of ...

**Pre-Calc/Trig**

y=-x^2+5x+36 converting into intercept form is this the correct answer? y=(x+9)(x-4)

**Pre-Calc/Trig**

How?? I only know how to convert standard form functions into intercept form, but I do not understand how to do this. Convert the functions into standard form. 1.y=2(x-4)(x+3) 2.y-2=-3(x+4)^2

**Pre-Calc/Trig**

I have looked this up, but still cant figure out what it is.. What is the projectile motion function?

**Calculus/pre-trig**

Write the formula for the discriminant. State the types of roots for a quadratic equation, explaining how the discriminant helps you determine the type.

**trig**

simplify tan(-17 degree)+sin(24 degree)+cot(73 degrees)+cos(66 degrees in(-24 degree)

**Pre-Calc/Trig**

How would I solve this one? I just can't get this one. 6x^2+11x-35=0

**Pre-Calc/Trig**

Have i solved this correctly? x^2+3x-28=0 (x+7)(x-4)=0 x=-7 or 4

**Pre-Calc/Trig**

How would I solve this? x^2+10x+24=0

**Math, Trig/Pre Calc**

You have been asked to build a ramp for Dan’s Daredevil Motorcycle Jump. The dimensions you are given are indicated below. Find the height and incline in feet. Round to the nearest foot One side is 200 ft.The angle between the hypotenuse and the side of 200 ft is 13 degrees...

**Pre-Calc/Trig...**

Help me please Standard form: y=x^2-2x-3 Vertex form: ??? Intercept form: ???

**Math Trig**

I'll do my best to describe this problem. Given A=17 degrees, B=73 degrees , x=q, y=5 and z=r use the figure to find the exact value of q and r x = base y = leg z = hypotenuse a = angle between z and x b = angle between z and y 90 degree angle = between x and y Solve for q and...

**Trig calc**

Find the coordinates of the point at -45 degrees on a circle of radius 3.6 centered at the origin. Round your answers to three decimal places.

**Trig**

Find the coordinates of the point at -10 degrees on a circle of radius 2.7 centered at the origin. Round your answers to three decimal places.

**Math Trig**

A kite flier wondered how high her kite was flying. She used a protractor to measure an angle of 40 degrees from level ground to the kite string. If she used a full 120-yard spool of string, how high, in feet, was the kite? (Disregard the string sag and the height of the ...

**Trig calc**

A) P is approximately (0.883, 0.469), is a point on the unit circle with angle 28 degrees estimate the following. Sin 152 degrees = Cos 152 degrees =

**Trig / Calc**

What angle (in degrees) corresponds to 18.96 rotations around the unit circle? Enter the exact decimal answer.

**Trig/Pre-Calc...**

Please help me with this. The finishing time for a runner completing the 200-meter dash is affected by the tail-wind speed, s. The change, t, in a runner's performance is modeled by the function shown below: t= 0.0119s^2 - 0.308s - 0.0003 Predict the change in a runner's ...

**Trig**

Verify and identify, I am so confused on how to do this? this is an extra credit but I am lost, please help. cot(Ý-ƒÎ/2)=-tan Ý

**Pre-Calculous (Trig)**

The Singapore Flyer, currently the world's largest Ferris wheel, completes one rotation every 37 minutes.1 Measuring 150 m in diameter, the Flyer is set atop a terminal building, with a total height of 165 m from the ground to the top of the wheel. When viewed from Marina ...

**Pre-Calc/Trig...**

Helpp needed, this is sort of confusing me. Describe the nature of the roots for this equation. 2x^2-x+1=0 A. Two real, rational roots B. Two real, irrational roots C. One real, double root D. Two complex roots

**Pre-Calc/Trig...**

Help me please. Simplify 1. √-36 2. -√-625

**Pre-Calc/Trig...**

Help me please. Solve the equation: (x-3)(x+2)=0 Enter the solution with the lowest value.

**Pre-Calc/Trig...**

A ball is thrown upward with an initial velocity of 4ft/sec from a height of ten feet. what is the maximum height that the ball will reach. h(t)= -16+vt+s

**Pre-Calc/Trig...**

Solve using any method. 1. 2x^2+5x-3=0 2. -x^2+x+1=0

**Pre-Calc/Trig...**

Use the discriminant to determine the nature of the roots. 1. 2x^2+5x-3=0 2. -x^2+x+1=0

**Pre-Calc/Trig...**

Help me do this please. Simplify the expressions using imaginary numbers. 1. √-16 2. √-49

**Pre-Calc/Trig...**

Am I right? Consider the function y=x^2+5x-2. What would happen to the graph if (x - 3) was substituted in place of the x? A. The graph would shift up 3 units. B. The graph would shift down 3 units. C. The graph would shift 3 units to the right. <--- D. The graph would ...

**Pre-Calc/Trig...**

Help me please. Which of the following accurately depicts the transformation of y=x^2 to the function shown below? y=5(x-2)^2+1 A. Shift 5 units right, stretch vertically by a factor of 2, then shift up 1 unit. B. Shift up 1 unit, stretch horizontally by a factor of 5, then ...

**Pre-Calc/Trig...**

Am i correct? A vertical shift is an example of a non-rigid transformation. True

**Pre-Calc/Trig...**

am i correct? What is the axis of symmetry for the graph of y=2x^2-4x+2? x=? the line goes through 1? x=1

**Pre-Calc/Trig...**

Am i correct? The graph of y=3x^2-4x+2 opens downwards. FALSE The graph of y=2x^2-4x+2 has a y-intercept of (0,1). FALSE

**Pre-Calc/Trig...**

Stuck on these two questions, help me please. The graph of y=3x^2-4x+2 opens downwards. True or False? The graph of y=2x^2-4x+2 has a y-intercept of (0,1). True or False?

**trig**

from a top of a hill

**Pre-Calc/Trig...**

Which of the following quadratic functions has a graph that opens downwards? check all that apply A. y=2x^2-9x+3 B. y=x^2+4x+8 C. y=-(5+2x^2) D. y=60x-15x^2

**Pre-calc/Trig...**

which of the following are quadratic functions? check all that apply 1. y=2x^2-3x+7 2. y=3x-4 3. y=(5x-3x^2)/4+1 4. y=x-x^3

**Pre-Calc/Trig..**

Write a function for the graph described as a transformation of y=x^2 y=x^2 experiences a vertical stretch of factor 2 and then a shift right of 3 units.

**Pre-Calc/Trig...**

Explain how the graph of the given function is a transformation of the graph of y=x^2 *y=(x+5)^2

**Pre-Calc/Trig...**

Explain how the graph of the given function is a transformation of the graph of y=x^2 *y=x^2+7

**Pre-Calc/Trig...**

vertex form:y-4=-(x-4)^2

**Pre-Calc/Trig...**

standard form: y=x^2-4x-5 vertex form: ? intercept form: ?

**trig**

The centers of two belt pulleys, with radii of 3 cm and 6 cm, respectively, are 13 cm apart. Find the total area K enclosed by the belt.

**Pre-Calc/Trig...**

if h(x)=(fog)(x) and h(x)=3√x+3 find g(x) if f(x)= 3√x+2

**Pre-Calc/Trig...**

Assume f(x) = -2x + 8 and g(x) = 3x. What is the value of (f + g)(-1)?

**Pre-Calc/Trig...**

Am i correct? It is possible for a system of linear equations to have no solutions. True <-- False i think it's true, if the lines are parallel?