Solving for a side in right triangles with trigonometry (video)

How to solve a right triangle given one angle and one side.

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Solving Right Triangles

a sin (A) = b sin (B) = c sin (C) When there is an angle opposite a side, this equation comes to the rescue. Note: angle A is opposite side a, B is opposite b, and C is opposite c. 3. Law of Cosines


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Finding a Side in a Right-Angled Triangle

If you know two other sides of the right triangle, it's the easiest option; all you need to do is apply the Pythagorean theorem: a² + b² = c². if leg a is the missing side, then transform
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This video goes through how to solve for a side of a right triangle using trig when you are only given one side and one angle, but the side has a radical on it.

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