28th November 2019

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What is sine used for?

Sine, Cosine and Tangent are the main functions used in Trigonometry and are based on a Right-Angled Triangle. Before getting stuck into the functions, it helps to give a name to each side of a right triangle: "Adjacent" is adjacent (next to) to the angle θ "Hypotenuse" is the long one.

Also question is, what is sin and cos and tan?

This section looks at Sin, Cos and Tan within the field of trigonometry. A right-angled triangle is a triangle in which one of the angles is a right-angle. The hypotenuse of a right angled triangle is the longest side, which is the one opposite the right angle.
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