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Sin t = a+b, cos t = a-b, find tan t

  1. Dec 1, 2008 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    Im wondering if this question could be solved.

    Given that sin theta =a+b and cos theta =a-b

    Find tan theta when a/b=3

    Solved alr.. the ans is 2.
    2. Relevant equations



    3. The attempt at a solution
     
    Last edited: Dec 1, 2008
  2. jcsd
  3. Dec 1, 2008 #2
    Re: Trig

    sinθ=a+b
    cosθ=a-b

    sinθ / cosθ = a+b / a-b

    I think, now you can continue. Regards.
     
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