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1

What is the hypotenuse

The longest side

2

What is the opposite

The side opposite the angle being used

3

What is the adjacent

The (other) side next to the angle being used

4

When you put sin,cos or tan in the calculator what do you put aswell

Sin x
Cos x
Tan x

X is the angle being used

5

How do you find the angle using the inverse

Press shift then sin,cos or tan

6

What is the 3 step method of 3D trigonometry

1.make a right angled triangle between the line and the plane
2.draw a 2D sketch of this triangle and mark on lengths of two sides(may have to use Pythagoras to work out one)
3:use trig to find angle