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 tan inverse 1/4 2016-03-14 From nazz:prove; tan inverse 1/4=1/3 cot inverse 52/47Answered by Chris Fisher. Lining up coins visually using geometry and trigonometry 2007-12-31 From Jessica:a) In what order would you arrange a penny, a nickel, a dime, a quarter, and a half-dollar so that they all have the same apparent size? The diameters of the coins, in thousandths of inches, are as follows: penny, 750; nickel, 835; dime, 705; quarter, 955; half-dollar, 1205. b) How should the coins be placed, if the distance between the dime and the half-dollar is 100 units? How far from thw dime should your eye be to see that all the coins have the same apparent size? c) What angle do the coins subtend when they have the same apparent size?Answered by Stephen La Rocque. The interior angles of a right triangle 2006-05-20 From Greg:I am wondering if there is a way to figure out the interior angles of a right triangle if we know ONLY the side lengths, and the trick is, we CANNOT use arctangent!Answered by Leeanne Boehm and Penny Nom. The gradiant of a hill is 9% 2004-12-18 From Jim:The gradiant of a hill is 9%. What angle is created by the run/rise of the hill and 0 degrees?Answered by Penny Nom.

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