# Solving the triangle

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## Homework Statement

use the information to solve the triangle: b=1, c=the square root of (3)+1, B=15 degrees.
given that sin15 degrees =the square root of 6 -the square root of 2 divided by 4. FYI.. is in the square root and than add one.

## Homework Equations

The formulas given the law of sin sinA/a=sinB/b=sinC/c
The law cosine

## The Attempt at a Solution

I used the law of sin to find angle C. The problem is written out as the square root of (3)+1 Sin(15)/1. I came out with .70 degrees for angle c. For some reason I can't get that answer again. Also I'm not sure which formula I should be using.

Well using the sine rule, we get $$\frac{\sin 15*}{1} = \frac{\sin C}{\sqrt{3}+1}$$.