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Topic: why tan = sin < 10 degree
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filmon mulugheta

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From: dutch
Registered: 6/20/08
why tan = sin < 10 degree
Posted: Jun 20, 2008 5:18 PM
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sin/cos = tan opp/hyp = sin adj/hyp = cos opp/hyp = tan

opp/hyp = opp/adj

1/hyp = 1/adj

relationship unable to see why sin and tan <10degree equal.

how many angles is a cirle 360.

10/360:sin = 10/360:tan

angle: center point to perimeter ratio angle of two
lines from the center point ??

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