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  1. Trigonometry

    An airplane is 48 miles due north of a town. An airport is 29 miles North-West of the town. It is determined that the airplane is 34 miles from the airport. On what bearing should the pilot fly to get to the airport? Please show work if possibly, I'm having a hard time drawing...
  2. Trigonometry

    prove that [(sin 2 t / sin t )] - [( cos 2t ) / cos t ] = sec t and sin (2t - t ) = sin t
  3. trigonometry

    tan3θ = 3tanθ - tan^3θ/ 1-3tan^2θ
  4. trigonometry

    in triangle abc, angle c is a right angle, AC=8,Bc=15 and AB=17 a.find Sine a b.Find cosine A c.Find Sine B d. Find COsine B E. the measure of angel A f. the measure of angela b Can u tell me the answers and how to do it. Because im in 8th grade
  5. Math Trigonometry

    Let z be a complex number such that z=2(cos3∘+icos87∘). Then z^6 can be expressed as r(sinα∘+icosα∘), where r is a real number and 0≤α≤90. What is the value of r+α?
  6. Trigonometry

    Does anyone have a good website that shows the proofs for these equations? sin(u+v) = sin(u)cos(v) + sin(v)cos(u) cos(u+v) = cos(u)cos(v) + sin(v)sin(u) Thanks!
  7. Trigonometry

    The Statue of Liberty is approximatly 91.5 meters tall from the base of the pedestal to the tip of the torch. If a theodolite were placed 100 meters from the base of the pedestal, about how far would the theodolite be from the top of the torch? Sounds like you have a right ...
  8. Trigonometry

    Hi, I need help with this question: Use the addition and subtraction formulas ti fubd the exact values of the trigonometric ratios: cos(-7pi/12) Okay, I'm just having trouble with a rather basic part of the question... I wrote cos(pi/4 + pi/3), but now I realized that the trig...
  9. Trigonometry

    Two ships leave a harbor entrance at the same time. The first ship is traveling at a constant 10 miles per hour, while the second is traveling at a constant 22 miles per hour. If the angle between their courses is 100°, how far apart are they after 2 hours? (Round your answer...
  10. Trigonometry

    The length of a shadow of a tree is 130 feet when the angle of elevation of the sun is θ°. a) Write the height h of the tree as a function of θ. b) θ=10° What's height? θ=15° Height? θ=20° How tall is the height? θ=25° What is height?
  11. trigonometry

    can someone help me prove the identities on this: 1- 1/2 sin2θ = sin^3θ + cos^3θ / sinθ + cosθ
  12. trigonometry

    how do you find sin theta and cosine theta of angles? ex. Find the sine theta and cosine theta of 150 degrees as well as the degrees in radians?
  13. Trigonometry

    Rusty has a photograph that is 8 inches wide x 10 inches long. She wants to enlarge the photograph to make a poster that is 3 feet wide. How long will the poster be?
  14. Trigonometry

    A batter hits a ball with an initial velocity v0 of 100 feet per second at an angle theta to the horizontal. An outfielder catches the ball 200 feet from home plate. Find theta if the range of a projectile is given by the formula R=1/32v0 squared times sin 2 theta. Note: the ...
  15. Trigonometry

    10. A person notices that the angle of elevation from where he is standing to the top of a pole is 40°. Then he backs up 12 feet and notices that the angle of elevation to the top of the pole is now 32°. How tall is the pole?
  16. Trigonometry

    Given that a^2+b^2=2 and that (a/b)= tan(45degee+x), find a and b in terms of sinx and cosx. I don't know what i'm supposed to do, and i don't come to an answer! Help, thanks! my workings: tan(45+x)= (1+tanx)/(1-tanx) a/b = (1+tanx)/(1-tanx) a(1-tanx)=b(1+tanx) i square both ...
  17. Trigonometry

    Let z be a complex number such that z=2(cos8∘+icos82∘). Then z^5 can be expressed as r(sinα∘+icosα∘), where r is a real number and 0≤α≤90. What is the value of r+α?
  18. Trigonometry

    A luxury ship left the port and cruised for 7 miles at a heading of 38 degrees. It then cruised for 24 miles heading of 128 degrees and stopped. How far was the ship now located from the port?
  19. Trigonometry

    Suppose that after you are loaded into a FerrisWheal car, the wheel beguins turning at 3 revs/min.The wheal had a diameter of 20m and the bottom of the seat of the wheel is 2m above the ground. Express the hight of the seat above the ground as a function of time (t seconds), ...
  20. trigonometry

    If A is a positive position angle of the point, (4, -2), answer each of the following.Rationalize all the denominators. a) sin A= b) cos A= c)tan A= ____________________________________ I got -(square root of 20) for sine, (square root of 20) over 5 for cosine, and -1/2 for ...
  21. TRIGONOMETRY HELP

    Prove that: (tan²Θ)x(sin²Θ) = (tan²Θ)-(sin²Θ) show work
  22. math trigonometry

    There is a small circle and a big circle. A small circle has a radius of 1.5. What is the area of the big circle?
  23. Trigonometry

    prove this identity: secθ +1/tanθ = tanθ/secθ −1
  24. Trigonometry

    Google this: 5.1 using fundamental identities Comcast Click and open the first result that appears on your search (Result= PDF Document). Textbook pages will appear and go to page 383 on problem #129. The directions will mention "Solve the right triangle shown in the figure." ...
  25. Math (Trigonometry)

    Jasper walks 2 km due east. He then turns and walks 3 km northeast. a. How far is Jasper from his starting point? Round your answer to 2 decimal places. b. What is the direction of Jasper's destination in relation to his starting point? Round your answer to the nearest degree.
  26. Trigonometry (repost Reiny)

    at 1:35am I posted ; Write equivalent equations in the form of inverse functions for a.)x=y+cos theta b.)cosy=x^2 my answers were a.) x= y+ cos theta cos theta = x-y theta = cos^-1(x-y) b.) cosy=x^2 cos(y) = x^2 y = Cos^-1(x^2) your post confused me a little. Can you clarify ...
  27. Math Trigonometry

    An airplane is flying between two towns at an altitude of 8km. One town is to the west of the plane and the other is to the east. The angle of depression to one town in de34grees and to the other town is 49degrees. What is the distance between the two towns
  28. trigonometry

    a pilot entering a bay on course 60.3 degrees at the speed of 12 knots sees a light bearing 37.3 degrees true, and 20 mins later he sees it bearing 20 degrees true. if he keeps the same course and speed,(a)when will he be nearest to the lighthouse and how near (b) when will he...
  29. trigonometry

    a pilot entering a bay on course 60.3 degrees at the speed of 12 knots sees a light bearing 37.3 degrees true, and 20 mins later he sees it bearing 20 degrees true. if he keeps the same course and speed,(a)when will he be nearest to the lighthouse and how near (b) when will he...
  30. Trigonometry

    An airplane is headed on a bearing of 140° with an air speed of 500 miles per hour. The course has a bearing of 128°. The ground speed is 580 miles per hour. Find the drift angle, the wind direction, and the wind speed.
  31. Trigonometry

    The diameter of the wheel is 165 ft, it rotates at 1.5 revolutions per minute, and the bottom of the wheel is 9 ft above the ground. Find an equation that gives a passenger's height above the ground at any time t during the ride. Assume the passenger starts the ride at the ...
  32. Trigonometry

    A pulley system consists of a 10 inch wheel and another whose radius is unknown. A point on the rim of the wheel of unknown radius moves 450 inches when it revolves through an angle of 225 degrees. Find the angle the 10 inch wheel turns through
  33. Trigonometry

    An airplane is headed southwest (bearing 225°) with an air speed of 550 miles per hour, with the wind blowing from the northwest (bearing 135°) at a speed of 110 miles per hour. Find the drift angle, ground speed, and the course of the airplane.
  34. Trigonometry

    Find the angular speed in radians per sec. of the second hand on a clock. My answer is 1 rpm =1*2pi radians/1minute(1 rotation = 2pi radians) =2pi radians/60seconds =1/30 radians/seconds It goes 2PI radians in 60 seconds. What happened to the PI? I forgot to put sorry. So the ...
  35. Trigonometry

    how do i evaluate this? 1+tan 200(degrees) tan 80(degrees)/tan200(degrees)-tan 80(degrees)
  36. Trigonometry

    (Triangle ABC is scalene) AC is a straight shore line and B is a boat out at sea. Angle A is 60 degrees and Angle C is 45 degrees. Find the shortest distance from the boat to the shore if A and C are 5km apart...I honestly have no idea where to start with this. I drew it out, ...
  37. Trigonometry

    Cos(21)cos(9)-sin(21)sin(9)
  38. Trigonometry

    5. A backpacker notes that from a certain point on level ground, the angle of elevation to a point at the top of a tree is 34o. After walking 50 closer to the tree, the backpacker notes that the angle of elevation is 54o. Find the height of the tree.
  39. Trigonometry

    The Leaning Tower of Pisa in Italy leans because it was built on unstable soil—a mixture of clay, sand, and water. The tower is approximately 58.36 meters tall from its foundation (see figure). The top of the tower leans about 5.45 meters off center. Use the Law of Sines to ...
  40. trigonometry

    An observer at A looks due north and sees a meteor with an angle of elevation of 70deg. At the same instant, another observer 30miles east of A, sees the same meteor and apprroximates its position as N 50deg W but fails to note its angle of elevation. Find the height of the ...
  41. tigonometry

    expres the following as sums and differences of sines or cosines cos8t * sin2t sin(a+b) = sin(a)cos(b) + cos(a)sin(b) replacing by by -b and using that cos(-b)= cos(b) sin(-b)= -sin(b) gives: sin(a-b) = sin(a)cos(b) - cos(a)sin(b) Add the two equations: sin(a+b) + sin(a-b) = ...
  42. Maths - Trigonometry

    The eaves of a roof sloping at 23° overhand the walls, the edge of the roof being 75 cm from the top of the wall. The top of the wall is 5.4 meters above the ground. What is the height above the ground of the edge of the roof, to the nearest centimeter?
  43. trigonometry

    from a window 30 feet above the street, the angle of depression of the curb on the near side of the street is 50 degree that of the curb on the far side is 13 degree. how wide is the street from curb to curb? Oblique triangles by using right triangles
  44. trigonometry

    In triangle cth angle c is 17 and c=12 and h=31 How many distinct triangles CTH are possible? Find all measures of h to the nearest degree find all possible lenghts of CH to the nearest degree
  45. Trigonometry

    Suppose a planet has a radius of 5,000 km. Starting at the point on its surface at 0 degrees longitude and 0 degrees latitude,find the distance to the point on its surface at 30 degrees longitude and 60 degrees latitude.
  46. Trigonometry

    A car traveling at a constant rate due east passes an interstate exit that is 1.0 mile from a gas station. The gas station is S50°E of the exit. After the car has traveled for 2.0 minutes, its bearing to the gas station is S55°W. How fast is the car traveling?
  47. trigonometry

    a captive balloon is connected to a ground station A by a cable of length 842 ft inclined 65 degrees to the horizontal. In a vertical plane with the balloon and its station and on the opposite side of the balloon from A, a target B was sighted from the balloon on a level with ...
  48. trigonometry

    a captive balloon is connected to a ground station A by a cable of length 842 ft inclined 65 degrees to the horizontal. In a vertical plane with the balloon and its station and on the opposite side of the balloon from A, a target B was sighted from the balloon on a level with ...
  49. math

    PLEASE HELP ME WITH THIS TRIGONOMETRY QUESTION!!? Edit Express each of the following in terms of another angle between 0 degrees and 180 degrees a. sin 50 degrees b. sin 150 degrees c. cos 45 degrees d. cos 120 degrees Update: we have not yet learnt it in class i'm trying to ...
  50. trigonometry

    From lookout tower 80ft. high, a man observes from a position 6.5 ft. below the top of the tower that the angle of elevation of the top of the certain tree is 12deg40mins and the angle of depression of its base is 70deg20mins. If the base oof the tower and the base of the tree...
  51. Trigonometry

    Two radar stations are 50 miles apart. Both are tracking the same plane. At this moment, the angle between station 1 and the plane is 73 degrees and the angle between station 2 and the plane is 46 degrees. How far is the plane from station 2?
  52. Trigonometry

    1.Find the missing values given that Ø in degrees=270. 2.Find the missing values given that Ø in degrees=270. I can find the radians but not sin,cos,sec,tan,csc,cot i really need help
  53. Trigonometry

    frrom outlook tower 80ft. high, a man observes from a position 6.5ft. below the top of the tower that the angle of elevstion of the top of certain tree is 12deg40mins and the angle of depression of its base is 72deg20mins. If the base of the tower and the base of the tree are ...
  54. Trigonometry

    Proof the identity 1 + sin 2x/cos 2x = cos x + sin x/ cos x - sin x
  55. Trigonometry

    The expression log(x^n/ radical y)is equivalent to 1. n log x - 1/2 log y 2. n log x- 2 log y 3. log (nx) - log (1/2y) 4. log (nx) - log (2y)
  56. senior courses

    So far in high school i have taken geometry, algebra 2, and trigonometry. one of my friends is taking calculus and she says its way too difficult. and since i have alot of trouble in algebra and trig myself i don't think calculus would be the right choice for me next year. ...
  57. trigonometry

    how do i simplify (secx - cosx) / sinx? i tried splitting the numerator up so that i had (secx / sinx) - (cosx / sinx) and then i changed sec x to 1/ cosx so that i had ((1/cosx)/ sinx) - (cos x / sinx) after that i get stuck
  58. trigonometry

    A ship is sighted directly east of a lighthouse. Another ship, which is 20m away from the first ship, is observed at a bearing of N25degreesE from the lighthouse. If the first ship is 4.1 km away from the lighthouse, what is the distance of the second ship from the lighthouse?
  59. TRIGONOMETRY

    Can you please help me with this question on my study guide for my trig final? Thanks! I'd also appreciate if you can check out my other postings and check my work for some other study guide questions. I want to make sure I'm ready for my final. :) 4. Transform each polar ...
  60. Inverse trigonometry

    Solve the equation tan^-1(under rootx^2+x)+sin^-1(under rootx^2+x+1)=pi/2 Where tan^-1 inverse of tan
  61. maths trigonometry

    sin (60 degrees + theta)-cos(30 degrees - theta)is equal to (A)2 cos theta (B)2 sin theta (C)theta (D)1 could u plz explain this answer thank you
  62. trigonometry

    can you correct the rest for me please? Express each as a function of theta: a. sin (270deg + theta)= cos theta b. cos (pi + theta)= -cos theta c. tan (810 + theta)= ????? d. sin (theta - 180)= -sin theta
  63. trigonometry

    can you correct the rest for me please? Express each as a function of theta: a. sin (270deg + theta)= cos theta b. cos (pi + theta)= -cos theta c. tan (810 + theta)= ????? d. sin (theta - 180)= -sin theta
  64. trigonometry

    tanθ= -2sqrt10/3 and π/2<θ< π find a. cos(-θ) b. cos(11π/6 - θ) c.sin2θ d.tanθ/2 can some please explain to me how to solve these questions? thanks
  65. Math-Trigonometry

    12) Two jeeps in the desert leave their starting points at noon. The first travels a course of 345º and averages 23 mph. The second travels a course of 45º and averages 20 mph. How far apart are the two jeeps at 10 PM? What is the bearing from the first jeep to the second at...
  66. algebra and trigonometry

    At a college function, a total of 180 tickets were sold. The tickets were priced at $5, $10, and $15, and the money collected that day was $1,900. The sum of the numbers of $5 and $15 tickets sold was twice the number of $10 tickets sold. Find the number of each type of ticket...
  67. trigonometry

    a surveyor 1standing on a highway observed the angle of elevation of the airplain as 22.5°. at the same time, a surveyor 2 observed the angle of elevation of the same airplane to be 30°. if the airplane was 850m directly above a point on the highway, find the distance ...
  68. Trigonometry

    Does it make a difference whether you translate a graph first and the scale the image, or scale the graph first and then translate the image?
  69. Trigonometry

    Suppose sin A = 12/13 with 90º≤A≤180º. Suppose also that sin B = -7/25 with -90º≤B≤0º. Find tan (A – B).
  70. Trigonometry

    The Earth rotates on it's axis once every 24 hours. a)How long does it take Earth to rotate through an angle of 4pi/3? b)How long does it take Earth to rotate through an angle of 210 degrees?
  71. trigonometry

    how to express radians to degrees, minutes, and seconds? how to express fractions to degrees, minutes, and seconds? through how many radians does the hour hand of a watch turn in 5 hours? 1/2 hour? 10 minutes? 3 days? between 8 am and 5:30 pm?
  72. Trigonometry

    a skater skates along a straigh path from point A to point . Two streets that intersect a point C also intersect the path at points A and B. Street AC is 0.4 miles and street BC is 1.3 miles. The included angles at c is 107 . How far did the skater skate from point A to B
  73. Math - Trigonometry

    In order to prevent confusion that may be caused by reading this problem written through keyboard text, I have written the identity in microsoft paint here: gyazo. com/3afe07a6067e467d3776dd8b64ccac91 I need to find three different ways (Different meaning beginning each proof ...
  74. Science Question 1

    Having nothing to do with trigonometry, what type of parallaxes use the width of absorption lines to estimate the star's luminosity and size and distance? A.bolometric B.photometric C.spectroscopic D.holographic E.video metric http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...
  75. trigonometry

    a surveyor finds that from Point A on the ground the angle of elevation to the top of a mountin is 23 degrees. when he is at point B that is 1/4 closer to the base of the mountain the angle of elevation is 43 degrees. how high is the moutnain? One mile =5280 feet. (Assume that...
  76. Trigonometry

    A communications tower is located at the top of a steep hill, as shown. The angle of inclination of the hill is 58°. A guy wire is to be attached to the top of the tower and to the ground, 50 m downhill from the base of the tower. The angle α in the figure is determined ...
  77. Trigonometry

    A lean-to is a simple shelter with three walls, a sloping roof, and an open front facing away from the prevailing winds. The back wall is short compared to the front opening. If the lean-to at a campsite has a front opening that is 7.0 ft tall, a back wall that is 2.0 ft tall...
  78. trigonometry

    A plane flies due south from an airport for 92 miles, and then turns and goes S63°W for 50 miles. How far is the plane from the airport (to the nearest tenth of a mile)? What direction is the plane from the airport (to the nearest tenth of a degree)? (That is, find the ...
  79. Trigonometry

    A clown is juggling at a circus. The path of a ball is given by the parametric equations x=2 cos T + 2 and y = 3 sin T + 3. In what direction is the ball moving? Up and to the right counterclockwise down and to the right clockwise After graphing it and observing its ...
  80. TRIGONOMETRY

    Can you please help me with this question on my study guide for my trig final? Thanks! I'd also appreciate if you can check out my other postings and check my work for some other study guide questions. I want to make sure I'm ready for my final. :) 3. The rectangular ...
  81. Maths- Trigonometry

    4. A,B and C are points on a horizontal plane. A is 75 m from C on a bearing of 210 degrees and the bearing of B from C is 120 degrees. The bearing of B from A is 075 degrees. From A the angle of elevation of the top T of a vertical towel at C is 42 degrees. Find a. the ...
  82. trigonometry

    From port Ilocandia to Camp Airstrip a plane flies on a course of 285deg. If Camp Airstrip is 1525 km further north than Port Ilocandia, find the distance from Port Ilocandia to Camp Airstrip.
  83. trigonometry

    calculate the linear velocity of an object rotating at an angular velocity "w" at distance "r" from the center . express the answer in centimeter per second. 1.r=10cm; w=20πrad/second 2.r=5cm; w=20πrad/second 3.r=12cm; w=25πrad/second 4.r=30cm; w=8πrad/second
  84. Trigonometry - LONESTAR

    Simplifying steps without using the calculator for: tan(cos^-1(-1/10)) cos(sin^−1(1/x)) Assume x is positive tan(cos^−1(12/13)) cos^−1(cos 150°) This is pretty much the entire section we are doing. My teacher is a robot and has us self teach ourselves. Can ...
  85. Trigonometry

    Let O be the origin and P be a point in the fourth quadrant on the x-y plane. Let 270<z<360 be the angle formed by OP with the positive x-axis. Similarly Q is a point in the fourth quadrant on the x-y plane where |OQ|=|OP| and the angle formed by OQ and the x-axis is 7z...
  86. Trigonometry

    A ship leaves port at 2:00 pm and sails in the direction S34 degrees W at a rate of 15mph. Another ship leaves port at 3:00 pm and sails in the direction S56 degrees E at a rate of 12mph. Find how far apart the ships are at 4:00 pm.
  87. Trigonometry

    Directions: Use a graphing utility to approximate the solutions of the equation in the interval [0,2π) by setting the equation equal to zero, graphing the new equation, and using the ZERO or ROOT feature to approximate the x-intercepts of the graph. (Note: These problems ...
  88. Trigonometry law of cosine

    A plane is flying with an airspeed of 200 miles per hour and heading 150°. The wind currents are running at 30 miles per hour at 175° clockwise from due north. Use vectors to find the true course and ground speed of the plane. (Round your answers to the nearest ten for the ...
  89. Physics I for College

    a rope that makes an angle of 30 degrees with the horizontal drags a crate along the floor. what must be the tension in the rope if a horizontal force of 40N is needed to drag the crate? please help me. i really didn't understand what my professor told me. he speak so fast. ...
  90. Trigonometry Help please

    1.If tan theta=3/4 and theta is an acute angle, find cos theta. 2.If sin theta=12/13 and theta is an acute angle, find cot theta.
  91. Please Help!! Math

    Solve for following applying spherical trigonometry... 1.Papua New Guinea (37° 45'N, 122°27'W)(since course was 260°) distance travelled =2250nm. A) use law of cosine to calculate a and thus altitude:or B) use law of sine to calculate N and thus longitude: or C) use law of ...
  92. Trigonometry

    Thank you for the respond!! I appreciate it. But it says on my paper 360 rev/min = 360 (2pi/60) rad/s = 12pi rad/s and so D= 2r = 2(s/theta) = 2(40/12pi) ft = 20/3pi ft = 2.12 ft should be the answer :( I have 2 more if that's alright. A point on the rim of a turbine wheel of ...
  93. algebra

    In a college, some courses contribute more towards an overall GPA than other courses. For example, a science class is worth 4 points; mathematics is worth 3 points; history is worth 2 points; and English is worth 3 points. The values of the grade letters are as follows, A= 4, ...
  94. Trigonometry

    Three oil platforms, Alpha, Beta and Gamma are situated in the North Sea.Beta is 12 km from Alpha and is on a bearing of 145 degrees from Alpha.Gamma is 16 km from Alpha and is on a bearing of 220 degrees from Alpha.Find the distance of Beta from Gamma. (Not sure how to ...
  95. Trigonometry

    I need help on both of these... Find the exact value of cotx if the terminal side of angle x contains the point (-5,-12). Find the exact value of secx for angle x that has a terminal side containing the point (-1,squareroot3)
  96. algebra & trigonometry

    The sum of three whole numbers is 7. The second number is 1 more than the twice of the third number. The sum of first and third number is 3 less than the second number. Find all the three numbers. Thanks
  97. algebra & trigonometry

    The sum of three whole numbers is 7. The second number is 1 more than the twice of the third number. The sum of first and third number is 3 less than the second number. Find all the three numbers. Thanks
  98. Math

    My problem involves right-triangle trigonometry. A man on a 135-ft vertical cliff looks down at an angle of 16 degrees and sees his friend. How far away is the man from his friend? How far is the friend from the base of the cliff? Does the 16 degrees go to the left of the ...
  99. Trigonometry

    Karla is riding vertically in a hot air balloon, directly over a point P on the ground. Karla spots a parked car on the ground at an angle of depression of 30o. The balloon rises 50 meters. Now the angle of depression to the car is 35°. How far is the car from point P?
  100. Trigonometry

    A plane at an altitude of 12,000 feet finds the angle of depression for a building ahead of the plane to be 10.4 degrees. With the building still straight ahead, two minutes later the angle of depression is 25.6 degrees. Find of the plane relative to the ground in feet per ...
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