Sine

Written by Jerry Ratzlaff. Posted in Trigonometry

  • trig functionHypotenuse: The side opposite the right angle "C", is the hypotenuse "c".
  • Opposite Leg: The side opposite to the angle needed "A", is the opposite side "a".
  • Adjacent Leg: The side opposite the hypotenuse and next to the angle needed, is the adjacent side "b".

abbreviations

  • sin - sine

formula

\(\ sin \theta= \frac {opposite}{hypotenuse} \)