Common Trigonometry Mistakes
Example: Value of inverse cosine
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The mistake is likely simply confusion with the inverse sine of 1/2. Cosine of π/3 is equal to 1/2. Students should learn the values of the inverse trigonometric functions at nice values - visit Trigonometric Facts to help learn these values.
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