# How do you solve the right triangle given A = 28° 30' , b = 18.3?

##### 1 Answer

#### Explanation:

We are given this triangle:

Since there are 60 minutes in a degree, we know that

Since we know

Since there are 180º in all triangles,

Now our triangle is:

Using the law of sines (

This simplifies to

Now our triangle looks like this:

From here, we can solve for side c by using the pythagorean theorem (

So we end with our solved triangle that looks like this: