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A right triangle with legs, x, and y. The hypotenuse is 11. A 47 degrees angle is opposite y.You now have multiple trig tools to find missing side lengths of triangles. For the triangle at right, find the values of and . Your Triangle Toolkit might help. Which tools did you use?  

Use trig ratios. The hypotenuse is .
Is opposite from or adjacent to the angle.
What about ?