Pre-Calculus Practice Problem 133

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Unit 4, Activity 3, Solving Oblique Triangles with Answers Blackline Masters, Advanced Math-Pre-Calculus Page 131 Comprehensive Curriculum, Revised 2008 Writing activity: A possible answer would be: When you are given two sides and a non- included angle, you can use the Law of Cosines with the given information letting the side opposite the given angle be x.
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Unformatted text preview: This will give a quadratic equation. The quadratic formula can be used to solve for x. Pay special attention to the discriminant. If it is negative, then there is no triangle. If it is a perfect square, then there is just one side and therefore one triangle. Otherwise, there are two real values for x, therefore two triangles....
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