Trigonometry Examples

Solve the Triangle a=9 , b=7 , A=60
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The law of sines is based on the proportionality of sides and angles in triangles. The law states that for the angles of a non-right triangle, each angle of the triangle has the same ratio of angle measure to sine value.
Substitute the known values into the law of sines to find .
Solve the equation for .
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Simplify .
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The exact value of is .
Multiply the numerator by the reciprocal of the denominator.
Multiply .
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Multiply and .
Multiply by .
Multiply both sides of the equation by .
Cancel the common factor of .
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Cancel the common factor.
Rewrite the expression.
Take the inverse sine of both sides of the equation to extract from inside the sine.
Evaluate .
The sine function is positive in the first and second quadrants. To find the second solution, subtract the reference angle from to find the solution in the second quadrant.
Subtract from .
The solution to the equation .
Exclude the invalid angle.
The sum of all the angles in a triangle is degrees.
Solve the equation for .
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Add and .
Move all terms not containing to the right side of the equation.
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Subtract from both sides of the equation.
Subtract from .
The law of sines is based on the proportionality of sides and angles in triangles. The law states that for the angles of a non-right triangle, each angle of the triangle has the same ratio of angle measure to sine value.
Substitute the known values into the law of sines to find .
Solve the equation for .
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Evaluate .
Simplify .
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The exact value of is .
Multiply the numerator by the reciprocal of the denominator.
Multiply .
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Multiply and .
Multiply by .
Solve for .
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Multiply each term by and simplify.
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Multiply each term in by .
Cancel the common factor of .
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Cancel the common factor.
Rewrite the expression.
Combine and .
Rewrite the equation as .
Multiply both sides of the equation by .
Simplify both sides of the equation.
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Simplify the left side.
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Cancel the common factor of .
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Cancel the common factor.
Rewrite the expression.
Cancel the common factor of .
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Factor out of .
Cancel the common factor.
Rewrite the expression.
Simplify .
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Multiply by .
Combine and simplify the denominator.
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Multiply and .
Raise to the power of .
Raise to the power of .
Use the power rule to combine exponents.
Add and .
Rewrite as .
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Rewrite as .
Apply the power rule and multiply exponents, .
Combine and .
Cancel the common factor of .
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Cancel the common factor.
Divide by .
Evaluate the exponent.
Cancel the common factor of and .
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Factor out of .
Cancel the common factors.
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Factor out of .
Cancel the common factor.
Rewrite the expression.
Divide by .
Multiply .
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Multiply by .
Multiply by .
These are the results for all angles and sides for the given triangle.
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