Trigonometry (11th Edition) Clone

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ISBN 10: 978-0-13-421743-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-13421-743-7

Chapter 4 - Review Exercises - Page 191: 51b



Work Step by Step

Since April is represented by $x=3$, we substitute $x=3$ in the equation to find the value of $t$: $t=60-30\cos\frac{x\pi}{6}$ $t=60-30\cos\frac{3\pi}{6}$ $t=60-30\cos\frac{\pi}{2}$ $t=60-30(0)$ $t=60-0$ $t=60$ Therefore, the maximum afternoon temperature for the month of April is 60$^{\circ}$F.
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