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Find the value of x in the diagram below.
 



 Apr 20, 2021

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tan 60  =  opp/ 1     opp = left side = 1.732

Dashed line        = adj / hyp   = cos 60

                                1/ cos 60 = 2 = dashed line              

 

 

Then the L upper angle in the larger triangle is 60 degrees      cos 60 = 2/x      then  x = 4

 Apr 20, 2021
edited by ElectricPavlov  Apr 20, 2021
 #1
avatar+31353 
+2
Best Answer

tan 60  =  opp/ 1     opp = left side = 1.732

Dashed line        = adj / hyp   = cos 60

                                1/ cos 60 = 2 = dashed line              

 

 

Then the L upper angle in the larger triangle is 60 degrees      cos 60 = 2/x      then  x = 4

ElectricPavlov Apr 20, 2021
edited by ElectricPavlov  Apr 20, 2021

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