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ConceptTrigonometric Ratios of Some Specific Angles

Question

If tan (A + B) = sqrt3 and tan (A – B) = 1/sqrt3 ; 0° < A + B ≤ 90° ; A > B, find A and B.

Solution

tan (A + B) = √3 = tan 60° & tan (A – B) = 1/√3 = tan 30°

A + B = 60° …….(1)

A – B = 30° …….(2)

2A = 90° ⇒ A = 45°

A + B = 60

A – B = 30

Subtract equation (2) from (1)

A + B = 60

A – B = 30

2B = 30°

⇒ B = 15°. Ans.

Note: sin(A + B) = sin A cos B + cos A sin B

sin(A + B) ≠ sin A + sin B.

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NCERT Solution for Mathematics Textbook for Class 10 (2019 to Current)
Chapter 8: Introduction to Trigonometry
Ex.8.20 | Q: 3 | Page no. 187
Solution If Tan (A + B) = Sqrt3 and Tan (A – B) = 1/Sqrt3 ; 0° < a + B ≤ 90° ; a > B, Find a and B.. Concept: Trigonometric Ratios of Some Specific Angles.
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