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Sin Problem
Hello everyone,
I'm having some trouble solving this equation.
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All help would be appreciated :), Thanks!
This is my work that I've done so far...
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PS I know this might not be the right section for a statics problem, but I'm really only having trouble with the trig part so yeah... lol:)

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When I plugged back in my 58.91 degrees, I should have gotten 0, but I get something like 82.8 :( not 0.

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how do you enter this cos alpha and other maths symbols in this text pad?

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princeps, I tried that already (if you look in the picture of the work I showed), and when I solved for alpha I got 58.91 degrees. However, upon plugging it back into the problem I don't get 0.

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starting where , 4th line ... one "egregious" algebra error.
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Ahhhh I see. Thank you :)!

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