# Math Help - Solving A Trig Equation

1. ## Solving A Trig Equation

I am very stuck on this, any hints would be very helpful.

$sinx + \frac{2}{\pi}x -2 = 0$

Solve for $x$.

2. Originally Posted by jfinkbei
I am very stuck on this, any hints would be very helpful.

$sinx + \frac{2}{\pi}x -2 = 0$

Solve for $x$.
You cannot solve for x using elementary algebra here.

You will need to employ a numerical method.

3. can we use a graph if we can plot it????

4. Hello jfinkbei
Originally Posted by jfinkbei
I am very stuck on this, any hints would be very helpful.

$sinx + \frac{2}{\pi}x -2 = 0$

Solve for $x$.
You can't normally solve an equation like this, other than by a numerical or a graphical method. However, this one is a bit 'sneaky'. Look at what happens if you put $x = \pi$.