Find x and y in the following trig problem

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In summary, the conversation discusses finding the values of x and y in a trigonometric equation by using trigonometric identities and equations. The known values are the trigonometric functions and the relationships between the angles, and the steps involve manipulating the given information. To determine which identities to use, one can look at the relationships between the angles and the given functions, and drawing a diagram may also be helpful. If stuck, one can try identifying patterns and seeking help from a textbook or a teacher/tutor.
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Find x and y:
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This should be posted in the homework section and you should make an attempt at the solution. You titled this 'Trigonometry', why don't you try using it?
 

What is the problem asking?

The problem is asking to find the values of x and y in a trigonometric equation.

What are the known values in the problem?

The known values in the problem are the values of the trigonometric functions and the relationships between the angles.

What are the steps to solve this problem?

The steps to solve this problem involve using trigonometric identities and equations to manipulate the given information and find the values of x and y.

How do I know which trigonometric identities to use?

You can use the relationships between the angles and the given trigonometric functions to determine which identities to use. It may also be helpful to draw a diagram to visualize the problem.

What should I do if I get stuck on this problem?

If you get stuck on this problem, you can try looking for patterns and relationships between the given information. You can also consult a textbook or seek help from a teacher or tutor.

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