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Given that A is measured in radians, find all the values of A between 0 and 5 for which 5sin(2A+3) + 3cos(2A+3)=0

2. Originally Posted by maybeline9216
Given that A is measured in radians, find all the values of A between 0 and 5 for which 5sin(2A+3) + 3cos(2A+3)=0
Let X = (2A +3)
So,
5sinX +3cosX = 0
5sinX = -3cosX
sinX /cosX = -3/5
tanX = -3/5 ----------negative tan value, so X is in the 2nd or 4th quadrants

X = arctan(-3/5) = -0.5404195 radian

X = pi -0.5404195 = 2.6012 rad
2A +3 = 2.6012
A = (2.6012 -3) /2 = -0.1994 rad less than 0, so not counted.

X = 2pi -0.5404195 = 5.7428 rad
2A +3 = 5.7428
A = (5.7428 -3) /2 = 1.3714 rad -------one counted.

Now, the period of the tangent function is pi.
Meaning, for every pi radians, the X here will repeat having tangent value of -0.5404195.

So, in the 2nd quadrant, after one revolution,
X = 3pi -0.5404195 = 8.8844 rad
A = (8.8844 -3) /2 = 2.9422 rad ------two counted.