If sin A=3/5, <A is in quadrant 1, cos B= -5/13, and <B is in quadrant two find:

sin(A+B)

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- November 13th 2009, 02:25 PMblame_canada100trig identities
If sin A=3/5, <A is in quadrant 1, cos B= -5/13, and <B is in quadrant two find:

sin(A+B) - November 13th 2009, 02:37 PMskeeter
for angle A, sketch a reference triangle in quad I ...

since , opposite side = 3 , hypotenuse = 5 ... so the adjacent side = 4 ...therefore,

sketch another reference triangle in quad II and use the same procedure to find ... remember the side that runs along the x-axis will have a negative value.

finally, sub in your values into the sum identity for sine ...