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    radian values

    I'm stumped on a value that needs converting to an answer 0-2π

    I have cos x = 1/√3 or tan x = √2/1

    I come up with 54.7 degrees but obviously need to convert in to a radian value

    Please let me know if you can help

    Thanx
    -M
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    Re: radian values

    Quote Originally Posted by whereitsbeen View Post
    I'm stumped on a value that needs converting to an answer 0-2π
    I have cos x = 1/√3

    Why are you using degrees at all?

    The answer is x=\arccos \left( {\frac{1}{{\sqrt 3 }}} \right) = .955
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    Re: radian values

    Thanx.
    I just thought I would add it in the angle. I failed to mention that I have .955 value.
    Where I'm stumped is converting this value into radians 0>2π.
    Can you help with that
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    Re: radian values

    Quote Originally Posted by whereitsbeen View Post
    I just thought I would add it in the angle. I failed to mention that I have .955 value. Where I'm stumped is converting this value into radians 0>2π.

    On the contrary, you are failing to grasp the meaning of the question.

    0.995 is the radian measure and 0\le 0.995\le 2\pi~.
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