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what is the measure of P?

(As a decimal rounded to the nearest hundreth) 

AgentFatboy  Apr 16, 2018

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sin( angle )   =   length of side opposite / length of hypotenuse

 

sin P   =   15 / 17

                                     Take the inverse sin of both sides of the equation.

P   =   arcsin( 15/17 )

                                     Plug  arcsin(15/17)  into a calculator to get...

P   ≈   61.93°

hectictar  Apr 16, 2018
 #1
avatar+7079 
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Best Answer

sin( angle )   =   length of side opposite / length of hypotenuse

 

sin P   =   15 / 17

                                     Take the inverse sin of both sides of the equation.

P   =   arcsin( 15/17 )

                                     Plug  arcsin(15/17)  into a calculator to get...

P   ≈   61.93°

hectictar  Apr 16, 2018

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