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    solving a simple trig equation

    i've been working too long and i can't figure this out.

    cot(x)=5.634


    how do you solve for x?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chadly724 View Post
    i've been working too long and i can't figure this out.

    cot(x)=5.634


    how do you solve for x?
    \cot(x)=5.634

    implies:

    \tan(x)=1/5.634\approx 0.1775

    then

    x=\arctan (1/5.634)\approx \arctan(0.1775)\approx 0.1757

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