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Solve for an angle theta

  1. Sep 18, 2014 #1
    I am having trouble with calculating angle theta:

    I have derived:

    600^2 = [250-150sinx-150cos(40-x)]^2 + [500sin60 + 150cosx +150sin(40-x) ] ^2

    how do I solve for x in this case?????
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  3. Sep 18, 2014 #2


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