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8-105.
  1. Evaluate each of the following trig expressions without using a calculator. Homework Help ✎

    1. sin(180°)

    2. sin(360°)

    3. sin(−90°)

    4. sin(510°)

    5. cos(90°)

    6. tan(−90°)

Every point on the unit circle is defined as (cos θ, sin θ).
Where is 180° on the unit circle?
Where is the y-value at that point?

0

See part (a).

When an angle is negative, it opens clockwise from 0° on the unit circle.

Find an equivalent angle between 0° and 360° by subtracting 510 − 360. Notice that the reference
triangle is a 30°-60°-90° triangle. Find the sin 30°.

0.5

What is the x-value in this location?

0

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