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High School Math based on the topics required for the Regents Exam conducted by NYSED.

We can use the Law of Cosines to find the length of a side or size of an angle.

For a triangle with sides a,b and c and angles A, B and C the Law of Cosines can be written as:

To find side:

\[a^2 = b^2 + c^2 - 2bc Cos A\]

We can rearrange the above formula to find angle:

\[\cos A = \frac{{{b^2} + {c^2} - {a^2}}}{{2bc}}\]

Trigonometry - Derivation of Law Cosines

The Cosine Rule A step by step guide as to how the Cosine rule was derived.

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