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In a right triangle, CT = 6, CA = 3, and m<CAT = 90. What is the value of cot C ?
CT= hypo
CA= Opp.

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    AT = √(36-9) = 3√3

    cotC = adj/opp = CA/AT = 3/3√3 = 1/√3

    you will note that for the side opposite to angle C, point C cannot be one of the endpoints.

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