i have a problem to solve.

3sin(4x-20)=1.2

should i solve in radians or degree mod on calculator as it gives different answers?

thanks

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- Nov 27th 2009, 01:25 PMdecoy808radian degree question?
i have a problem to solve.

3sin(4x-20)=1.2

should i solve in radians or degree mod on calculator as it gives different answers?

thanks - Nov 27th 2009, 01:32 PMcraig
- Nov 27th 2009, 04:27 PMmr fantastic
- Nov 27th 2009, 06:21 PMHallsofIvy
Generally speaking, problems that specifically deal with

**angles**and triangles, have the angles measured in degrees. But problems in which the trig functions are treated simply as "functions" of a variable, x, have x in radians.