Why do you need a right angle when working with tangents?

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Why do you need a right angle when working with tangents?

Sep 7th, 2015

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The trig functions, sine, cosine, and tangents are all based off of a right-angled triangle.

Without the right angle, you would not be able to figure out the sine, cosine, and tangents. This is also when sohcahtoa comes into hand.

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