Please tell me the solution and the steps required to get solution to this.

Let sin(a)= 1/ sqrt(5) 0 < a < 90 degrees

cos(b)= 3/ sqrt(10) 0< b <90

then what is sin(a+b) equal to?

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- March 16th 2010, 08:35 PMSolaris123[SOLVED] Trigonometric problem
Please tell me the solution and the steps required to get solution to this.

Let sin(a)= 1/ sqrt(5) 0 < a < 90 degrees

cos(b)= 3/ sqrt(10) 0< b <90

then what is sin(a+b) equal to? - March 16th 2010, 08:41 PMAnonymous1
Take the arcsine and arccosine to find a and b.

Then plug your a and b into sin(a+b).

Please be aware that this forum is made to assist you, not just to give you answers. - March 16th 2010, 08:44 PMpickslides
- March 16th 2010, 08:46 PMpickslides
- March 16th 2010, 08:50 PMSolaris123I must clarify
I had forgotten to clarify that I must do this all without a calculator, making the suggestion by anonymous kinda mood. I must thanks pickles thought because now I can solve any problem that is similar, I suppose then there are similar identities for say sin(a-b) and the sort, right?

- March 16th 2010, 08:51 PMpickslides