Kennedy H.

asked • 07/16/16

find value for sec theta when tan theta=-sqrt root 11 divided by 5, cos theta<0

find value for sec theta when tan theta=-sqrt root 11 divided by 5, cos theta<0

Michael J.

Is 11/5 under the square-root?
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Nancy S. answered • 07/16/16

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Kenneth S.

Nancy S says: Sec is the inverse of Cos which would then be hyp/adj
 
Be careful using the word inverse here, because there could be confusion [e.g. cos-1θ].  It's much better to say that SEC is the reciprocal of COS...  (multiplicative inverse)
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Nancy S.

Ok thanks.
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Nancy S.

But you do agree with my answer?
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