# Angles from the positive x-axis

• chocolatelover
In summary, the question is about finding the direction of a vector, with an angle of 59.1 degrees from the inverse sine function, in relation to the positive x-axis. The solution would involve subtracting 59.1 from either 360 or 180, depending on the direction of the vector.
chocolatelover

## Homework Statement

In the problem sin-1 is 59.1. I have to give it from the positive x axis.

## The Attempt at a Solution

Would it be 360-59.1? or 180-59.1?

Thank you very much

Try to give some more information. "sin-1 is 59.1" doesn't make sense.

Sorry. I have inverse sine as 59.1, but I need to give it in the form of the positive x-axis? Would I need to take 180-59.1?

Thank you

So you need to find a direction of a vector in your probelme and you have computed that that vector has an angle of 59.1 with something. What is that something, and in which side of that something is the 59.1 angle.

If 59.1 would be in a clockwise direction away from the negative x-axis your answer would be right.

Thank you very much

## What are angles from the positive x-axis?

Angles from the positive x-axis refer to the measurement of an angle starting from the positive x-axis and moving counterclockwise around the coordinate plane.

## How are angles from the positive x-axis measured?

Angles from the positive x-axis are measured in degrees or radians. One complete revolution around the coordinate plane is equivalent to 360 degrees or 2π radians.

## What is the range of angles from the positive x-axis?

The range of angles from the positive x-axis is from 0 degrees (or 0 radians) to 360 degrees (or 2π radians).

## What is the relationship between angles from the positive x-axis and other angles?

Angles from the positive x-axis are complementary to angles from the negative x-axis and supplementary to angles from the y-axis.

## How are angles from the positive x-axis used in real-world applications?

Angles from the positive x-axis are commonly used in navigation, engineering, and physics to determine the direction and orientation of objects in a coordinate plane.

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