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I'm ending up with this equation, but with no idea how the answer was achieved. Can someone help explain this to me? Thanks in advance.

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- Nov 14th 2012, 10:06 AMfogownzHelp with algebra used to solve trig problems(solved)
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I'm ending up with this equation, but with no idea how the answer was achieved. Can someone help explain this to me? Thanks in advance. - Nov 14th 2012, 10:23 AMskeeterRe: Help with algebra used to solve trig problems.
$\displaystyle \frac{-\frac{1}{2}}{\frac{\sqrt{3}}{2}} = -\frac{1}{2} \cdot \frac{2}{\sqrt{3}} =-\frac{1}{\sqrt{3}}$

rationalize the denominator ...