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Unformatted text preview: opposed to “ ± .” PART D: TRIG FUNCTIONS: THE RIGHT TRIANGLE APPROACH The Setup The acute angles of a right triangle are complementary. Consider such an angle, . Relative to , we may label the sides as follows: The hypotenuse always faces the right angle, and it is always the longest side. The other two sides are the legs . The opposite side (relative to ) faces the angle. The other leg is the adjacent side (relative to )....
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This note was uploaded on 12/29/2011 for the course MATH 150 taught by Professor Sturst during the Fall '10 term at SUNY Stony Brook.
- Fall '10