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For the purposes of this problem, we will define the direction of Vehicle A's initial velocity as the positive direction:
While driving on a road that is inclined at an angle of 10 degrees above the horizontal, Vehicle A and Vehicle B are in a head-on collision lasting...
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I really do not know what to ask here, so please be patient as I get a little too "spiritual" (for want of a better word). (This could be a stupid question...)
I get this: eiθ=cosθ+isinθ
And it is beautiful.
I am struck by the fact that the trig functions manifest harmonic...
I was planning to do an essay exploring Morley's Trisector Theorem, but I was having trouble finding and real life applications of it?
It states that "in any triangle, the three points of intersection of the adjacent angle trisectors form an equilateral triangle".
I thought it was pretty...
Homework Statement
In the triangle ABC, angle A = 30 deg, angle B = 45 deg and since AC = a. The perpendicular from C on AB cuts AB in E. In this task you should calculate exact values.
a) Determine AE, BC and AB expressed by a.
b) Perpendicular from B on AC intersects the extension of AC in...
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where a, b, c, d and n, all are positive integers.
Find the value of 'c'.
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I don't really have a good approach for this one.
I just made a substitution u = sinx + cosx
I couldn't clear up...
Hi there! I haven't yet taken a trigonometry course (I'm in High-school), but I have an amateur interest in surveying. Recently I began thinking about how I could calculate the height of a point relative to me, or the distance of the object from me. Naturally, I immediately thought of the...
Homework Statement
Completely solve this triangle. No calculators please.
A=?
B=Pi/3
C=?
a=(1+sqrt(3))
b=?
c=2
Homework Equations
Cosine law: b^2=a^2c^2-2ac(cos(B))
Sine law: Sin(A)/a=Sin(B)/b
The Attempt at a Solution
b^2=-6
You can plug in 1/2 in (cos(B)) right away.
Other attemps, don't ask...
My mother's boyfriend's son who is in 6th grade asked me a question about the math they are learning. I thought it wouldn't be too bad but I cannot for the life of me figure it out. A solution would be greatly appreciated.
1. Homework Statement
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Homework...
So I am in calculus 3 this year and have passed both calc 1 and 2 with a B and C+ respectively. I could have gotten a better grade but was lazy. I was lazy by using calculators and not actually learning the arithmetic and algebra. Now one serious issue I have is Trig. I can never remember trig...
Homework Statement
A ship traveling 55 degrees [W of N] is 65km farther north after 3.0h. What is the ship's velocity.
Homework Equations
sin, cos, tan?
The Attempt at a Solution
I know that Vground= Vair + Vwind, and that Vground = Vboat + Vcurrent, but I'm not sure if that is even relevant...
Homework Statement
Let In = ∫x(cos^n(x)) with limits between x=π/2, x=0 for n≥0
i) Show that nIn=(n-1)In-2 -n^-1 for n≥2
ii) Find the exact value of I3
Homework Equations
∫u'v = uv-∫uv' is what I use for these questions
The Attempt at a Solution
Rewritten as ∫ xcos^n-1(x) cosx
u'=cosx...
Homework Statement
what's the best way to solve this equation: 3cos(θ) + 1.595*sin(θ) = 3.114
Homework Equations
(sinθ)^2 + (cosθ)^2 = 1
The Attempt at a Solution
I tried using the identity above to solve this equation and ended up with cosθ = +/- 1.0526.
Homework Statement
Determine the FIRST maximum and minimum values of the underdamped oscillation:
y=e^(-x/2)(4sin(3x)+3cos(3x)) cm
Homework Equations
3. The Attempt at a Solution [/B]
I firstly differentiated the above equation and got:
(-e^(-x/2)(22sin(3x)-21cos(3x)))/2
I checked this and...
I'm trying to draw a circle and a (possibly rotated) square on a grid. I have the circle part down and it's the square that is giving me trouble. I am originally given 2 points which represent the coordinates containing opposite ends of the square. For example, those 2 points would be (8,14) and...
Homework Statement
Solve acos²θ+bsinθ+c=0 for all values 0≤θ≤360°
a=16
b=6
c=-12
So 16cos²θ+6sinθ-12=0
Homework Equations
Cos²x=1-Sin²x
The Attempt at a Solution
Identity: Cos²x=1-Sin²x
16(1-Sin²θ)+6Sinθ-12=0
16-16Sin²θ+6Sinθ-12=0
6Sinθ-16Sin²θ=12-16=-4
Divide by 2(?)
3Sinθ-8Sin²θ=-2...
Homework Statement
The river flows 5km/hr in the west direction. The boat that has a speed of 10km/hr. It starts from the south bank to the north. Then the question is to essentially find the angle theta.
Homework Equations
Tan-1(5/10) or Tan-1(10/5)
The Attempt at a Solution
Tan^-1(5/10)...
I'm (a music academic) teaching a musical acoustics course to a very mixed group (music students, science students, and neither). Today, I covered the basic concept of simple harmonic motion and how this produces a sine wave pattern of motion over time. In the extra time we had left over, I...
I have the equation ##\sin 3x = \cos 7x##, and, in degrees, I have to find the smallest positive solution.
Immediately, we can see that sin and cos are equal if their arguments are complements, so ##3x + 7x = 90##, which means that ##x = 9##.
I know that that is a correct solution, but how do...
Homework Statement
Let C=cosx. Write sec(2x)csc(x)sin(2x) as a function of C.
The Attempt at a Solution
Am I on the right track
1/cos(2x) * 1/sin(x) * 2sin(x)cos(x)
1/(cos^2(x)-sin^2(x)) * `1/(sqrt(1-cos^2(x)) * 2(sqrt(1-cos^2(x))cos(x)
What would i do from here?
Homework Statement
Find all numbers x ∈ [0, 2π] satisfying tan x = cos x. Your answers should be expressed in radians, rounded to 4 decimal places. Show all your working.
[You will need to use a scientific calculator that has buttons such as sin−1 or arcsin so as to be able to find the angles...
I'm reading "Time Series Analysis and Its Applications with R examples", 3rd edition, by Shumway and Stoffer, and I don't really understand a proof. This is not for homework, just my own edification.
It goes like this:
Σt=1n cos2(2πtj/n) = ¼ ∑t=1n (e2πitj/n - e2πitj/n)2 = ¼∑t=1ne4πtj/n + 1 + 1...
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Express Cos(t - pi/8) + Sin(t - pi/8) in the form A*Cos(wt - phi).
I got sqrt(2)*Cos(t-3pi/4).
Not sure if that's right though
Homework Statement
∫sin(2sinh(3x))
Homework Equations
The Attempt at a Solution
okay so i did a u substitution letting u=3x so we get 1/3∫sin(2sinh(u)) but i have no idea how to get rid of the sinh, i tried writing in exponential form or maybe i have to use some identity.. I am not sure...
Homework Statement
Find f'(x) if f(x) = 8^(sin^2(3x))
Hint: you will need to use the double angle formula for trig functions and your answer should only have one trig function in it.
Homework Equations
if y=a^u then y' = ln a * a^u * du
sin(2x) = 2sinxcosx
The Attempt at a Solution
We're...
Homework Statement
A model for the suspension of a vehicle is shown where the spring has stiffness k = 178 N.mm and an unstretched length of 347 mm.
Here is the picture: http://i.imgur.com/1dTVs12.jpg
Part a asked to determine the value of P and the force supported by member AB so that the...
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I have written a free math textbook, and I'd appreciate some feedback on it. It's about the basics of Trigonometry, including sine, cosine, tangent, radians, the unit circle, a bit on identities, and the Law of Sines, Cosines, and Tangents. I wrote it in a rigorous...
Homework Statement
$AB = 20 cm$, $m∠A = 30°$ , and $m∠C = 45°$ . Express the number of centimeters in the length of $BC$ in simplest radical form.
Homework Equations
$sin A = sin C$
The Attempt at a Solution
$AB = 20, BC = x$
D is the point where this obtuse triangle separates into 2 right...
Homework Statement
The equation of a transverse wave traveling in a string is given by y(x,t) = 10 cos (π/2)(0.0050x - 8.0t + 0.57), in which x and y are expressed in centimeters and t in seconds. Write down the equation of a wave which, when added to the given one, would produce standing...
Hey PF, as my thread a week or two ago said I am currently planning on taking a college Calc and Analytic Geometry class with formal education only up to Geometry. I am very proficient in Geometry, good in algebra 1, have some experience in Trig and a little in Algebra 2. For this reason I was...
I'm developing my own trigonometric function concerning a "real world" problem of my choosing. I decided to go with the orbit of Neptune around the sun. I just don't know how to develop the equation itself, like if it would be sine or cosine? I'm just lost as to where to begin. If anyone can...
Homework Statement
Calculate (A×B)⋅C for the three vectors A with magnitude A = 5.00 and angle θA = 25.1∘ measured in the sense from the +x - axis toward the +y - axis, B with B = 4.18 and θB = 62.0∘, and C with magnitude C = 5.82 and in the +z - direction. Vectors A and B are in the xy-plane...
Homework Statement
f(x)=20+25*sin(0.85x)
x = number of hours from start. f(x) = temperature.
For how long is the temperature negative (under 0) during the first 10 hours? We haven't learned how to derive/integrate trig equations so that is out of the question.
Homework Equations
The Attempt...
Homework Statement
A ships captain wishes to sail his ship north -east. A current is moving his ship with a velocity of 5.0km/h . If the ship has a maximum speed of 30 km/h what is the ships required heading?
Homework Equations
Cos angle=A/H
The Attempt at a Solution
Heading=cosine (5/30)...
Homework Statement
A projectile is fired with speed v_0 (velocity subscript zero) at an angle θ from the horizontal as shown in the figure
Consider your advice to an artillery officer who has the following problem. From his current position, he must shoot over a hill of height H at a target...