# A triangle has sides A, B, and C. Sides A and B have lengths of 8 and 12, respectively. The angle between A and C is #(3pi)/4# and the angle between B and C is # pi/3#. What is the area of the triangle?

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This can't be a real triangle the Law of Sines is not satisfied.

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No no no! Triangles have sides

Yet another trig problem based only on angles related to 30 and 45 degrees.

This can't be a real triangle because:

They're not equal.

That's too bad, because the area would have been calculated as:

But it's not.

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