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# Trigonometry

### Trigonometry : Pythagorean Theorem Word Problems

The width of a rectangular gate is 2 meters (m) larger than its height. The diagonal brace measures &#8730;6m. Find the width and height.

### Trigonometry Exam (20 Problems)

Please see the attached file for all of the fully formatted problems. 1. You have calibrated your voltmeter so that you know a meter reading of 10 V is actually 10.2 V and a reading of 15 V is actually 15.6 V. What is the actual voltage when your meter reads 12.3 V? (1) 11.9V (3) 12.3 V (5) 13.1 V (2) 12.1 V (4) 12.7 V (6

### Tire Wear and Diameter; Trigonometric Identities and Equations

You interviewed an employee of an association representing the tire industry. The federal government mandates safety testing of all tires manufactured in the United States. Recently there has been concern that the rubber used in the tires could deteriorate while in store inventories. In September 2003, a safety group asked the U

### Trigonometry Word Problem - Football Game

Suppose at kickoff of a football game, the receiver catches the football at the left side of the goal line and runs for a touchdown diagonally across the field. How many yards would he run? (A football field is 100 yards long and 160 feet wide).

### Trigonometry Word Problems

6) A right triangle is a triangle with one angle measuring 90°. In a right triangle, the sides are related by Pythagorean Theorem, c^2=a^2+b^2 , where c is the hypotenuse (the side opposite the 90° angle). Find the hypotenuse when the other 2 sides' measurements are 6 feet and 8 feet. 7) Suppose you travel north for 65 k

### Trigonometry and Heart Rates

#120 Digging up the street. A contractor wants to install a pipeline connecting point A with point C on opposite sides of a road. To save money, the contractor has decided to lay the pipe to point B and then under the road to point C. Find the measure of the angle marked x in the figure for exercise #120 on page 161.

### Trigonometric Identities

Match sin x sec x with one of the following: ? csc x ? tan x ? sin x tan x ? sin x cot x Use trigonometric identities to factor and simplify the following: ? sin2 x * sec2 x - sin2 x

### Trigonometric Functions

Which one of the following trigonometric functions of x is not correct? Which one of the following trigonometric functions of x is not correct given that sin x > 0 and sec x = -2? ? csc x = ( 2 sq rt 3) / 3 ? cos x = - 1 / 2 ? cot x = - ( sq rt 3 ) / 3 ? tan x = - ( sq rt 3 ) / 2

### Trigonometric Identities

Match sec4 y - tan4 y to one of the following: ? csc y ? sec2 y+ tan2 y ? 1+ tan y ? csc y x cot y

### Fixed and Variable Cost

Costs can be classified into two categories, fixed and variable costs. These costs behave differently based on the level of sales volumes. Suppose we are running a restaurant and have identified certain costs along with the number of annual units sold of 1000. Item: Raw Materials (cost for hamburgers) Total Annual Cost: 650

### Trigonometry : Graphs, Asymptotes and Phase Shifts (13 Problems)

1. If sin(alpha)=1/5 where alpha is in quadrant II, find the remaining five trigonometric functions of alpha. 2. Given that sin(alpha)= -2/3 and cos(alpha)= -root5/3>0, find the remaining four trigonometric functions. 3. Sketch a graph of y=3cos(2theta+pi) using either transformations or the "5 key points" method. Be

### Trig questions; graph of tangent, latitude/nautical mile, polar coordinates

Please explain and show all of your work For number 2 please use any address and zipcode for Chicago or a suburb of Chicago. Please show the address and zipcode as well. 1. Consider the graph of y = tan x. (a) How does it show that the tangent of 90 degrees is undefined? (b) What are other undefined x values? (c) What is

### Completing Trigonometric Identities

Complete the Identity: 1. cos 4(theta) 2. sin(theta) sin(theta) ---------- - ---------- 1+sin(theta) 1-sin(theta) Use the given information to find the exact value of the expression. 3. Find sin(2theta). tan(theta) = 24/7, theta lies in quadrant III.

### Trigonometry Word Problems for a Surveyor

1. A surveyor is measuring the distance across a small lake. He has set up his transit on one side of the lake 130 feet from a piling that is directly across from a pier on the other side of the lake. From his transit, the angle between the piling and the pier is 55(degrees). What is the distance between the piling and the p

### HOW FAR IS THE FIRE FROM B?

LOOKOUT STATION A is 15 km west of station B. THE BEARING FROM A TO A FIRE DIRECTLY SOUTH OF B IS 37 DEGREES AND 50'E. HOW FAR IS THE FIRE FROM B?

### Cartesian coordinates

1. A boat sails at a constant speed in a straight line. its position at time S is (30S- 300,10S +500). in the water there are two buoys, A and B. at positions A- (7100,2800) and B - (125700,42500). a) write an expression in terms of S that is the square of the distance between the boat and buoy A at time S, simplify the answe

### Deriving trigonometric identities.

Use trigonometric identities to derive the following identities: a.) sin^2x+cos^2x=1 b.) sin2x=2sinxcosx c.) cos2x=cos^2x-sin^2x d.) cos2x=2cos^2x-1 e.) cos2x=1-2sin^2x

### Limit of cosine using epsilon/delta definition

I am having difficulty using the epsilon/delta definition....even difficulty when not using it. There's a problem which reads as follows: find the limit as x approaches 0 of (cosx-1)/x^2. The main reason as to why I am having difficulty without using the epsilon/delta definition is because I simply am confused what to do when

### Pythagorean Theorem

Find the side length x for a right triangle..when its sides are 7 and 11. Round to the nearest tenth

### Important information about application of trigonometric functions in real life

As a group, work together to submit the answers to the following problems. Use the Small Group Discussion Board to divide tasks, discuss strategies for solving problems, and check each other's work. The finished product should be one combined document for the entire group, showing all calculations and graphical representations u

### Trigonometric Limit

Find the trigonometric limit of the following (please show work) lim (x - tan2x)/sin2x x--> 0

### Trigonometry Word Problems

13) A rocket tracking station has two telescopes A and B placed 1.3 miles apart. The telescopes lock onto a rocket and transmit their angles of elevation to a computer after a rocket launch. What is the distance to the rocket from telescope B at the moment when both tracking stations are directly east of the rocket telescope A r

### Trigonometry and Geometry Word Problems

3) A building 210 feet tall casts a 90 foot long shadow. If a person stands at the end of the shadow and looks up to the top of the building, what is the angle of the person's eyes to the top of the building (to the nearest hundredth of a degree)? (Assume the person's eyes are 4 feet above ground level.) A) 66.40° B) 64.09° C

### How far is the train from the crossing?

A car is traveling on a road that is perpendicular to a railroad track. When the car is 30 meters from the crossing, the car's new collision detector warns the driver that there is a train 50 meters from the car and heading toward the same crossing. How far is the train from the crossing?

### Right Triangle Trigonometry

Hos do I show calculations and graphical representations? (See attached file for full problem description WITH DIAGRAM) 1. Find the length L from point A to the top of the pole. 2. Lookout station A is 15 km west of station B. The bearing from A to a fire directly south of B is S 37°50' E. How far is the fire from B?

### Pythagorean Theorem

(See attached file for full problem description with diagrams) --- 1. A Little League team is building a backstop for its practice field. It is made up of two right angles as shown below. The backstop extends 24 feet 8 inches out in each direction and the center pole is 6.5 yards high. All sides of the backstop including bas

### Trigonometric Equations

Find theta that satisfies the following equation: sin(2theta)sin(theta) = cos(theta)

### Trigonometry Applications Word Problems

You have been contacting cartographers and land surveyors to explore how they utilize graphs of functions in their work, and have learned that they create formulas to calculate size and mass. 1. A lobster boat is situated due west of a lighthouse. A barge is 12 km south of the lobster boat. From the barge the bearing to the lig

### Trigonometry Application Word Problems - Tire Wear, Trigonometric Equations and Identities

You interviewed an employee of an association representing the tire industry. The federal government mandates safety testing of all tires manufactured in the United States. Recently there has been concern that the rubber used in the tires could deteriorate while in store inventories. In September 2003, a safety group asked the U

### Trigonometry for Oblique Triangles

1.-On the shore of the lake,a surveyor measured a straigth line of 30 meters between point A and B.what is the shortest distance between the point C on the island and the point A on the shore if angle C A B = 23degrees and 50 minutes and angle C B A =67 degrees and 28 minutes. 2.-Find the angle B in an oblique triangle in whi