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Sound Waves

Consider the wave equation when the solution s admits spherical symmetry, ie, s(t,x,y,z)=v(t,r), where ... , the wave equation becomes: (1) making the substitution for some twice differentiable function h, show that (1) becomes hence, show that the general solution reads for any twice differentiable functions f

Trigonometric Equations : Solution and Area of Triangle

1. Find all the solutions of the equation 3sin20(degrees) = cos2x(degrees) in the range 0(degrees) is less then or equal to x(degrees) which is less than or equal to 180(degrees). 2. A triangle has sides A-C =3cm A-B = 5 cm B-C = 4 cm Find the area of

Sine & CoSine

Find two angles such that sin theta=.9872. Describe the steps you used on your calculator.

Trigonometric Identity

If Z1= R1(cosx1+sinxI) and Z2= (cosx2+sinxI) How do you prove that Z1 multiplied by Z2 = R1 multiplied by R2(Cos(x1+x2)+sin(x1+x2)I).

Applying Trigonometric Identities

Evaluate this expression and put in terms of sin x and/or cos x. sin6x + sin4x show your work and explain how the answer was obtained.

Evaluating Trig functions

Use the given values to evaluate the remaining trig functions. sin(-x) = -1/3, tan x = -sq. root of 2/4 Please show me the complete steps to evaluate this problem.

Limit of Trigonometric Function : L'Hopital's Rule

Lim of theta as theta approaches zero of (cos theta - 1) / sin theta Please provide a detailed, step-by-step solution so that I can understand what is happening and will be able to solve similar problems in the future on my own. Thank you.

Trigonometry : Word Problems

Q1. A glass crystal sculpture is made in the shape of a regular octagonal prism with 10 cm sides. Each of the lateral faces is square. To avoid breakage in shipment, the piece is padded with plastic foam beads when it is packed in its square-based rectangular box. The layer of beads must be at least 1 cm thick on all sides of

Trigonometry and vectors

A force of 800 lbs acts in an upward direction of 40 degrees with the floor. Draw this force as a vector and determine its horizontal and vertical components.


A handicap ramp is 5.26 meters above the ground. What will the length of the ramp if it makes an angle of 23 degrees with the floor?


A length of rope 168 feet stretches from a bolt in the floor to the peak of an 87 foot radio tower. What is the distance from the floor at the radio tower base to the bolt? What angle does the rope make with the floor?

Measure Height of Mountain : Angle of Elevation

To measure the height of a mountain a surveyor takes two sightings of the peak at a distance of 900 meters apart on a direct line to the mountain (see attached picture). The first observation results in an angle of elevation of 47 degrees, whereas the second results an angle of elevation of 35 degrees. If the transit is 2 meters

Trigonometry : Solve the Triangle

Solve the triangle, if possible. B = 24.4° C = 102.9° b = 38.62 Which is the correct answer? A = 50.7°, a = 93.13, c = 76.37 A = 50.7°, a = 91.13, c = 74.37 A = 52.7°, a = 76.37, c = 93.13 A = 52.7°, a = 74.37, c = 91.13

Applications of Trigonometry and Vectors

Please see the attached file for the fully formatted problems. 1. Find the indicated part of each triangle ABC. C = 118°, b = 130km, a = 75km; find c The correct answer to this problem is 180 km how did they come up with that answer? 2. Height of a Balloon: The angles of elevation of a balloon from two points A and B on

Solving Equation for a Given Interval

Solve the equation for the interval [0, 2л). sin^2 x - cos^2 x = 0 Which is the correct answer? x = л/4, л/3 x = л/4, 3л/4, 5л/4, 7л/4 x = л/4 x = л/4, л/6