# A triangle has sides A, B, and C. If the angle between sides A and B is #(pi)/4#, the angle between sides B and C is #(2pi)/3#, and the length of side B is 5, what is the area of the triangle?

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According to the triangle's sine law

The triangle's area

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To find the area of the triangle, we can use the formula:

[ \text{Area} = \frac{1}{2} \times \text{base} \times \text{height} ]

Where the base can be any side of the triangle and the height is the perpendicular distance from the base to the opposite vertex.

Let's use side ( B ) as the base. To find the height, we need to split the triangle into two right triangles. We can use trigonometric ratios to find the height of each right triangle.

Using the given information, we can find the lengths of the other sides of the triangle:

- Angle between sides ( A ) and ( B ) is ( \frac{\pi}{4} ).
- Angle between sides ( B ) and ( C ) is ( \frac{2\pi}{3} ).
- Length of side ( B ) is 5.

Using trigonometric ratios (specifically tangent), we can find the lengths of sides ( A ) and ( C ) as follows:

[ \tan\left(\frac{\pi}{4}\right) = \frac{\text{opposite}}{\text{adjacent}} ] [ \tan\left(\frac{2\pi}{3}\right) = \frac{\text{opposite}}{\text{adjacent}} ]

Once we have the lengths of sides ( A ) and ( C ), we can find the area of the triangle using the formula mentioned above.

Let's calculate:

- ( \tan\left(\frac{\pi}{4}\right) = 1 ), so ( \text{opposite} = \text{adjacent} = 5 ).
- ( \tan\left(\frac{2\pi}{3}\right) = -\sqrt{3} ), so ( \text{opposite} = -\sqrt{3} \times 5 = -5\sqrt{3} ).

Now, the height of the triangle is ( -5\sqrt{3} ) (as it's a distance, it's positive).

[ \text{Area} = \frac{1}{2} \times \text{base} \times \text{height} = \frac{1}{2} \times 5 \times (-5\sqrt{3}) = -\frac{25\sqrt{3}}{2} ]

The area of the triangle is ( -\frac{25\sqrt{3}}{2} ).

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When evaluating a one-sided limit, you need to be careful when a quantity is approaching zero since its sign is different depending on which way it is approaching zero from. Let us look at some examples.

When evaluating a one-sided limit, you need to be careful when a quantity is approaching zero since its sign is different depending on which way it is approaching zero from. Let us look at some examples.

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