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Old 03-19-2010, 11:32 PM
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Originally Posted by AxleIke View Post
Sure thing:

Tan 30 = x/2.250

.5773 = x/ 2.25

x= 1.299"
Dr. Axle, thanks man!

edit: yeah I remember the SOH CAH TOA from high school, just couldn't seem to get it, and using the computer calculator probably didn't help me either. I remembered the sin of a 30 degree angle was .5, yet for some reason my answer wasn't double or half of my known value. I can't wait until Gavin learns this stuff, so I can learn it all over again.
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