Calculating sides using trigometric ratios - Math Review
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Solving trig ratios - what you will need:
To solve trigonometric ratios you will need a scientific calculator. Depending on whether you have a Direct Algebra Logic (DAL) calculator or not, the order you key in the calculation may vary. Experiment until you get the results shown here.
- Label the sides (o, a, h)
- Identify which trig. ratio uses these sides.
- Calculate the side.
Trigonometry problems for you to try.
Solutions: 1) 4.2m (1dp) 2) 28.9m (1dp) 3) 8.4m (1dp)