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**tillymc** Area of right triangle with hypotenuse H is

A=(1/4)H^2sin(2theta)

where theta is one of the acute angles.

Use differentials to estimate the relative errors of the area A if H=4cm and theta is measured to be 30 degrees with an error of measurement of 15 minutes of arc.

note: a minute of arc, 1' is approximately equal to (1/60) of a degree.

I'm not quite sure what a measurement of arc is and whether i'm supposed to find the derivative or what? Im so lost, thanks in advance.