Trigonometry 7th Edition

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1111826854
ISBN 13: 978-1-11182-685-7

Chapter 1 - Section 1.3 - Definition I: Trigonometric Functions - 1.3 Problem Set - Page 32: 34



Work Step by Step

As can be seen from the figure: $$\cot{60^\circ} = \dfrac{x}{y_1}\,\,\, \&\,\,\,\, \cot{75^\circ} = \dfrac{x}{y_2}$$ $$\because y_2 > y_1 $$ $$\therefore \cot(60^{\circ}) > \cot(75^{\circ})$$
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