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Trigonometry Mnemonic


Date: 04/12/97 at 16:21:36
From: Brian Lois
Subject: 99130

Hello,

I was wondering if you would know how to spell this trigonometry word.  
It is something like SOCHOATOA.  It means side over hyp, opposite over
side, adjacent over hyp, etc.
Thank you.


Date: 04/12/97 at 21:52:27
From: Doctor Steven
Subject: Re: 99130

SOH CAH TOA = Sine Opposite over Hypotenuse
              Cosine Adjacent over Hypotenuse
              Tangent Opposite over Adjacent.

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