# A triangle has sides A, B, and C. The angle between sides A and B is #(pi)/6# and the angle between sides B and C is #pi/6#. If side B has a length of 2, what is the area of the triangle?

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No! Stop doing that! A triangle doesn't have sides A, B and C! Triangle ABC has vertices A, B and C and corresponding opposing sides

This problem should read: What is the area of a triangle ABC labeled in the usual way with

I really don't like trig as taught in school because every problem is 30,60,90 or 45,45,90. It's like we have a whole subject that only works for two triangles.

Boy I'm grumpy today. I'll stop griping and just do the problem.

We have

Call the area