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Homework Help: Trig Find exact solution

  1. Feb 22, 2005 #1
    The question says find exact solution algebraically of 5sintheta+2root3=root3+3sin theta

    I tried combining like terms 3sintheta and 5 sin theta and got 2sintheta on the left but dont know about the right side, and then what do I do next to solve this??? HELP :cry:
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  3. Feb 22, 2005 #2

    Andrew Mason

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    It is not as hard as you think. Just use:

    [tex]5x + 2y = y + 3x[/tex]

    and then substitute [itex]x=sin\theta[/itex] and [itex]y = \sqrt{3}[/itex]

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