i get the answer to 27.2587, am i doing this correct? mg = 49
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Originally Posted by 1LISTEN i get the answer to 27.2587, am i doing this correct? I get Edit: No I evaluate
sorry i forgot to add mg is 49N
Sin (64)=sin Alpha cos (26)=cos alpha cos (39) = cos beta sin (51) = sin beta sorry for the confusion.
I've re-done it. I get 27.2587
Substitute the given values. Evaluate the trigonometric functions. Perform multiplication and division (from left to right) in the denominator. Perform addition in the denominator. Perform division.
I get the following:
Do you mean degrees or radians? Angles without the degree symbol are usually assumed to be radians NOX Andrew has used radians where it appears you used degrees
yes sorry, i am using degrees. Would you agree on the basis of using degree's that my answer of 27.258 is correct?
Originally Posted by 1LISTEN yes sorry, i am using degrees. Would you agree on the basis of using degree's that my answer of 27.258 is correct? No, but you're very close. I get an answer of 27.25874754... but I rounded it off to 27 as all numbers are given to 2sf in the question. To 3dp as you did you'd still have to round that 27.258 to 27.259 because the next digit is a 7
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