can someone please explain how to get the value of x.

trying to help my daughter with her homework.

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- Feb 6th 2011, 12:12 PMWaffl3zdaughter have trouble finding value of x
can someone please explain how to get the value of x.

trying to help my daughter with her homework.

http://www.coolestdudealive.com/images/cassprob.jpg - Feb 6th 2011, 12:15 PMe^(i*pi)
Use: SOH CAH TOA to find out the correct trig ratio.

__Spoiler__: - Feb 6th 2011, 12:51 PMWaffl3zThank you so much.
x = 5.

You are the best! - Feb 7th 2011, 01:59 AMcromlixdaughter have trouble finding value of x
Hi there,

tan 42 = 3x + 3/4x

4x tan 42 = 3x + 3

4x(0.9) = 3x + 3

3.6x = 3x + 3

3.6x - 3x = 3

0.6x = 3

x = 3/0.6

x = 5. Hope this helps.

Cromlix