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    Re: No solution yet
    From: Fred Stevens
    Date: 2011 Dec 27, 12:57 -0800

    Robert:

    OK, I give up. I looked at your figures and I do not get the same results.
    Here are mine:

    sin -16.735 = -.28795
    sin 10.408 = .18066
    cos -16.735 = -.95765
    cos 10.408 = .98355
    cos 72.7033 = .29732

    Plugging those values into the formula I get cos d =-.33207, not .2280

    Your end result is correct, mine is way off, so I can only assume that
    your figures are correct. Any idea why both my calcs are so wrong? Maybe
    it is the order of arithmetic precedence that I am using. Here is mine:
    cos d = (-.28795*.18066)+(-.95765*.98355*.29732) = -.33207

    -.28795*.18066+(-.95765)*.98355*.29732 gives the same result

    Fred
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