Physics, math
posted by Taylor .
What is the answer to this? I don't understand how to solve it.
1.2 = 4.6 tan 50  4.9 (4.6^2)/(x^2 cos^2 50)

Physics, math 
Steve
well, just plug in the values of the trig functions, and you have
1.2 = 4.6*1.192  4.9*21.16/(0.413x^2)
Now just collect the constants and solve for x.
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