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What does sine^2 mean?by jamesd2008
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#1
Mar210, 08:03 PM

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I have a problem were i must calculate sine^2(45)*cos^2(45)
Thanks in advance james 


#2
Mar210, 08:17 PM

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sine^2(45) would mean you take the sine of 45 degrees and then you square that value.
sine(45) = 1/[tex]\sqrt{2}[/tex] sine^2(45) = (1/[tex]\sqrt{2}[/tex])^2 = .5 


#3
Mar210, 08:21 PM

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ok, thanks is the same as sine^2(45)*sine^2(45). :)



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Mar210, 08:35 PM

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What does sine^2 mean?
Yes. Confusing notation, isn't it... pity.



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