# Math Help - trigo problem

1. ## trigo problem

i am facing a problem since i nvr since this type of equation before to solve it

when i solve until this part which is
500sin(theta) - 866.03cos(theta) - 693.82 = 0
in order to solve the (theta), even thought i divide by cos (theta), i still have 693.82 / cos (theta)

how shud i solve it?

thank you if u would like to lend a hand for me

2. ## Re: trigo problem

You can use these formulas to convert a linear combination of sine and cosine into just sine.