Precalculus 11 Week 17

Sine law

Sine law is used when yow have a triangle which you know an angle and it’s opposite side as well as another side or angle. At the top of the next immage you will see the 3 equations that you use to solve the triangle.

As you can see we are looking for side a in this triangle. Since we have not B angle or b side we will not have to use the sine law b equation. The next picture shows the equations filled in.

From here you just have to solve the equation.


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