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Homework Help: How do I solve for Y?

  1. Oct 8, 2008 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    x=degrees, not radians

    0=[(g)(r)(sinX)-(g)(r)(y)(cosX)] / (cosx)-y(sinx)

    how do I solve for y?

    2. Relevant equations



    3. The attempt at a solution
     
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  3. Oct 8, 2008 #2

    gabbagabbahey

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    a/b=0 if a=0 no? So set the numerator equal to zero. It should be straightforward from there.
     
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