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    Cool trig ratio

    In triangle PQR, sin P=0.15 and sin Q=0.5 Find the ratio q : p
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    Hello, blame_canada100!

    In \Delta PQR\!:\;\;\sin P\:=\:0.15\:\text{ and }\:\sin Q=0.5

    Find the ratio q : p
    We're expected to know the Law of Sines: . \frac{q}{\sin Q} \:=\:\frac{p}{\sin P}

    So we have: . \frac{q}{0.5} \:=\:\frac{p}{0.15} \quad\Rightarrow\quad \frac{q}{p} \:=\:\frac{0.5}{0.15} \:=\:\frac{50}{15} \:=\:\frac{10}{3}

    Therefore: . p:q \:=\:10:3

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