Please help me solve:

tan (3y/2) = 3.7

I can't seem to find the right solution. Thanks.

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- Mar 16th 2006, 02:40 PMgarybarlowSolving tan equation
Please help me solve:

tan (3y/2) = 3.7

I can't seem to find the right solution. Thanks. - Mar 16th 2006, 05:33 PMThePerfectHackerQuote:

Originally Posted by**garybarlow**

$\displaystyle \tan (3y/2)=3.7$

Then, if you use arctangent you get,

$\displaystyle 3y/2\approx 75^o$

Thus, (multiply by 2)

$\displaystyle 3y\approx 150^o$

Thus, (divide by 3)

$\displaystyle y\approx 50^o$

But besides for 50 degrees there are infinitely many angles which make this true, would you like me to find them also?