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Kaimbridge M. GoldChild
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Re: Name/Identity Of Trig Function Conversion Concept?
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May 22, 2012 11:51 AM


Fixed typo:
On May 21, 7:54 pm, Kaimbridge wrote: > Let?s say you have tan(Ñ) = (X/Y)*tan(N). > A lot of there may be identical conversion factors for ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
Should be "A lot of times there may be..."
> sine and cosine that cancel out: E.g., > > sin(Ñ) = X*Q*sin(N); cos(Ñ) = Y*Q*cos(N); > > In this case the Qs cancel, but you don?t know what Q > is if you are only given the tangent form. > > But, if you let TC(N) = ((X*sin(N))^2 + (Y*cos(N))^2)^.5, > > then sin(Ñ) = X*sin(N)/TC(N) and cos(Ñ) = Y*cos(N)/TC(N); > > Does the function/concept ?TC(N)? have a particular > name/identity?
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