Find all solutions to sin(x) = -13/40 in the interval [12pi, 16pi]. Answers to 2 decimal places!

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- Feb 5th 2009, 05:15 PMmr_motivatorSolutions to sin equation
Find all solutions to sin(x) = -13/40 in the interval [12pi, 16pi]. Answers to 2 decimal places!

- Feb 5th 2009, 06:49 PMwytiaz
Multiply out 12pi and 16pi and find their decimal approximations. This is the interval you are aiming for.

Now, ask your calculator what the inverse sin of -13/40 is. Keep adding 2pi to it until you find every value that is in the range you found above.