Solving Triangles

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The Shadow Problem
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Field: Geometry
Image Created By: Orion Pictures

The Shadow Problem

Say intro about the movie, figure appears bigger than actual


Basic Description

solving triangles

different techniques include law of sines, cosines, pythagorean theorem, trig

A More Mathematical Explanation

Note: understanding of this explanation requires: *Trigonometry, Geometry

example problem

different types of problems: oblique triangles

example problem

different types of problems: oblique triangles


Why It's Interesting

common problem used to teach trigonometry

the standard in the field of mathematics today


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