Precalculus : The Ambiguous Case (SSA, ASS)

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Example Question #2 : Law Of Sines

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Given  and , what is the measurement of  to the nearest degree?

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

Using the information we have, we can solve for 

.

Plugging in what we know, we have: 

.

Then, solve for 

.

Simplify, then solve for  which means .

Therefore, after rounding to the nearest degree, .

To solve for , subtract  and  from .

Therefore, .

Example Question #2 : The Ambiguous Case (Ssa, Ass)

Find the length of the missing side, .

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Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

First, use the Law of Sines to find the measurement of angle 

Recall that all the angles in a triangle need to add up to  degrees.

Now, use the Law of Sines again to find the length of .

 

Example Question #3 : The Ambiguous Case (Ssa, Ass)

Find the length of the missing side, .

3

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

First, use the Law of Sines to find the measurement of angle 

Recall that all the angles in a triangle need to add up to  degrees.

Now, use the Law of Sines again to find the length of .

 

Example Question #1 : The Ambiguous Case (Ssa, Ass)

Find the length of the missing side, .

1

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

First, use the Law of Sines to find the measurement of angle 

Recall that all the angles in a triangle need to add up to  degrees.

Now, use the Law of Sines again to find the length of .

 

Example Question #2 : The Ambiguous Case (Ssa, Ass)

Find the length of the missing side, 

7

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

First, use the Law of Sines to find the measurement of angle 

Recall that all the angles in a triangle need to add up to  degrees.

Now, use the Law of Sines again to find the length of .

 

Example Question #3 : The Ambiguous Case (Ssa, Ass)

Find the length of the missing side, 

8

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

First, use the Law of Sines to find the measurement of angle 

Recall that all the angles in a triangle need to add up to  degrees.

Now, use the Law of Sines again to find the length of .

 

Example Question #4 : The Ambiguous Case (Ssa, Ass)

Find the length of the missing side, .

9

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

First, use the Law of Sines to find the measurement of angle 

Recall that all the angles in a triangle need to add up to  degrees.

Now, use the Law of Sines again to find the length of .

 

Example Question #5 : The Ambiguous Case (Ssa, Ass)

Find the length of the missing side, .

4

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

First, use the Law of Sines to find the measurement of angle 

Recall that all the angles in a triangle need to add up to  degrees.

Now, use the Law of Sines again to find the length of .

 

Example Question #6 : The Ambiguous Case (Ssa, Ass)

Find the length of the missing side, 

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Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

First, use the Law of Sines to find the measurement of angle 

Recall that all the angles in a triangle need to add up to  degrees.

Now, use the Law of Sines again to find the length of .

 

Example Question #7 : The Ambiguous Case (Ssa, Ass)

Find the length of the missing side, .

6

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

First, use the Law of Sines to find the measurement of angle 

Recall that all the angles in a triangle need to add up to  degrees.

Now, use the Law of Sines again to find the length of .

 

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