alpha=42.5degree

beta=35.2degree

a=18.0

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- Apr 19th 2010, 01:32 PMcolie2020solve the triangle/with given parts
alpha=42.5degree

beta=35.2degree

a=18.0 - Apr 19th 2010, 03:09 PMskeeter
- Apr 19th 2010, 03:13 PMcamdenreslink
I'm assuming side A is directly opposite angle , there is a side B opposite angle , and there is a hypotenuse opposite angle .

If so...

The sum of the interior angles in a triangle equals 180, so:

__The Law of Sines:__

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Check out the wikipedia entry on the law of sines:

Law of sines - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

What this problem is asking is known as triangulation:

Triangulation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia