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    Find the value of theta satisfying both the equations:
    sin theta = -1/2
    tan theta= 1/V3
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    Quote Originally Posted by matsci0000 View Post
    Find the value of theta satisfying both the equations:
    sin theta = -1/2
    tan theta= 1/V3
    $\displaystyle \theta$ is in quadrant III ... (why?)

    now look at the unit circle (with which you should already be familiar) and answer the question.

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