Describe one similarity and one difference between the definitions of sin 0 and cos 0, where 0 is an acute angle of a right triangle.

Elleanor Mckenzie 2020-12-12 Answered
Describe one similarity and one difference between the definitions of sin0andcos0, where 0 is an acute angle of a right triangle.
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Answered 2020-12-13 Author has 91 answers
Step 1
In a right angled triangle, where 0 is the acute angle.
Then the side opposite to the acute angle is the perpendicular of the triangle, and the side which is adjacent to the acute angle and normal to the perpendicular is called base of the triangle.
Step 2
One similarity and one difference between the definitions of sin0andcos0 can be given as:
Similarity,
Both the sin0andcos0 are called the trigonometric ratios, which is without any unit. The values of these both trigonometric ratios lie between -1 to 1.
Difference,
sin0 is the ratio of perpendicular to the hypotenuse, but cos0 is the ratio of base to the hypotenuse.
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