I have the following equation If i set y= 60 and i solve i get root 2 over 2, howevef if i sub that back in the equation, i don't get 60 but I get about 68! Any help is appreciated. Here is what i did:

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- Dec 3rd 2012, 03:28 PMsakonpure6Solve for t
I have the following equation If i set y= 60 and i solve i get root 2 over 2, howevef if i sub that back in the equation, i don't get 60 but I get about 68! Any help is appreciated. Here is what i did:

- Dec 3rd 2012, 03:39 PMskeeterRe: Solve for t
is the equation ...

or

- Dec 3rd 2012, 03:42 PMsakonpure6Re: Solve for t
- Dec 3rd 2012, 04:01 PMskeeterRe: Solve for t
- Dec 3rd 2012, 04:22 PMSorobanRe: Solve for t
Hello, sakonpure6!

I don't understand your difficulty.

Quote:

If I set and I solve, I get

However if I sub that back in the equation, I don't get 60 but I get about 68! . How?

If , we have:

. .

. . . .

- Dec 3rd 2012, 04:27 PMsakonpure6Re: Solve for t
- Dec 3rd 2012, 04:56 PMskeeterRe: Solve for t
my mistake ...

if is in radians ...

if is in degrees ...

- Dec 3rd 2012, 04:57 PMsakonpure6Re: Solve for t
alright thank you very much!