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    find exact values for theta

    what does the theta sign and red arrow symbolize?

    the question:



    my work:



    i don't know if this is correct. as you can see, i used the pythgorean thm to find the hypotenuse (5). then using SOHCAHTOA, i found the answers? correct or do they have to be in decimal form since it says exact values?
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    Your answers are correct. Fractions are exact values and do not need to be turned into decimals.

    note: the last can be rewritten as

    \tan(\theta)=-\frac{4}{3}
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    gee, thx pal. no kidding, you're the best.
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