Law of Sines
Pronunciation: /lɔ ʌv saɪnz/ Explain
The law of sines relates the
to the length of the opposite sides:
When the measures of two angles and a side are known,
the law of sines provides a way to calculate the other
sides and the remaining angle. This is called
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- McAdams, David E.. All Math Words Dictionary, law of sines. 2nd Classroom edition 20150108-4799968. pg 106. Life is a Story Problem LLC. January 8, 2015. Buy the book
- McAdams, David E.. Triangle. allmathwords.org. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. 8/31/2018. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/t/triangle.html.
Cite this article as:
McAdams, David E. Law of Sines. 12/21/2018. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/l/lawofsines.html.
12/21/2018: Reviewed and corrected IPA pronunication. (McAdams, David E.)
8/31/2018: Removed broken links, updated license, implemented new markup, implemented new Geogebra protocol. (McAdams, David E.)
8/28/2018: Initial version. (McAdams, David E.)