Precalculus (6th Edition) Blitzer

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-13446-914-3
ISBN 13: 978-0-13446-914-0

Chapter 4 - Section 4.4 - Trigonometric Functions of Any Angle - Exercise Set - Page 575: 17


$\theta $ lies in the First Quadrant or Quadrant-I .

Work Step by Step

The trigonometric ratios are as follows: $\sin \theta =\dfrac{y}{r} \\ \cos \theta =\dfrac{x}{r} \\ \tan \theta =\dfrac{y}{x}\\ \csc \theta =\dfrac{r}{y} \\ \sec \theta =\dfrac{r}{x} \\ \cot \theta =\dfrac{x}{y}$ where, $ r=\sqrt {x^2+y^2}$ It has been seen that both $ x $ and $ y $ are positive; this implies that the angle $\theta $ lies in the First Quadrant or Quadrant-I .
Update this answer!

You can help us out by revising, improving and updating this answer.

Update this answer

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.