(-2, -1) Find sec theta. At first I thouht the answer was just -1/2 because x is cosine so you just flip it over for secant. But my teacher said I was wrong. What is the answer??

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- Sep 22nd 2012, 09:22 AMavatartiger2Find the sec theta of (-2, -1) It's not -1/2??
(-2, -1) Find sec theta. At first I thouht the answer was just -1/2 because x is cosine so you just flip it over for secant. But my teacher said I was wrong. What is the answer??

- Sep 22nd 2012, 09:41 AMPlatoRe: Find the sec theta of (-2, -1) It's not -1/2??
- Sep 22nd 2012, 09:53 AMavatartiger2Re: Find the sec theta of (-2, -1) It's not -1/2??
I think the angle is formed by a right triangle. I think soh cah toa has to be used to find the answer..maybe.