Special Right Triangles (Geometry Emphasis)
Problem: Find the length AW when the Angle Q is 45 degrees.
Solution Angle Q is 45 degrees and we have to find the value of AW
Solution We know that tan Q = AW / AQ => tan Q = AW / 4
Solution tan 45 x 4 = AW => AW = 1 x 4 = 4
Solution Answer is : 4
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