### All High School Math Resources

## Example Questions

### Example Question #1 : Applying Trigonometric Functions

In this figure, side , , and . What is the value of angle ?

**Possible Answers:**

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**Correct answer:**

Explanation:

Since , we know we are working with a right triangle.

That means that .

In this problem, that would be:

Plug in our given values:

### Example Question #2 : Right Triangles

Let ABC be a right triangle with sides = 3 inches, = 4 inches, and = 5 inches. In degrees, what is the where is the angle opposite of side ?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

Explanation:

We are looking for . Remember the definition of in a right triangle is the length of the opposite side divided by the length of the hypotenuse.

So therefore, without figuring out we can find

### Example Question #3 : Applying Trigonometric Functions

In this figure, if angle , side , and side , what is the measure of angle ?

**Possible Answers:**

Undefined

**Correct answer:**

Explanation:

Since , we know we are working with a right triangle.

That means that .

In this problem, that would be:

Plug in our given values: