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Hello,

Please correct me if I am wrong but isn't the following diagram from Wikipedia's**Trigonometric Functions page** labeled incorrectly?

Since sin = opp/hyp and cos = adj/hyp, doesn't that mean that the green*y* segment labeled as cos*θ*, should actually be sin*θ* and that the blue *x* segment labeled as sin*θ*, should actually be cos*θ*?

Does anyone know how to edit a diagram in Wikipedia?

Thanks

Please correct me if I am wrong but isn't the following diagram from Wikipedia's

Since sin = opp/hyp and cos = adj/hyp, doesn't that mean that the green

Does anyone know how to edit a diagram in Wikipedia?

Thanks

* functionsMath / Science* Trigonometry

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Thanks

Steve,

That's great stuff! Thanks for taking the time to let me know how it played out at Wikipedia — gotta give 'em a lot of credit! Regards, Joe

That's great stuff! Thanks for taking the time to let me know how it played out at Wikipedia — gotta give 'em a lot of credit! Regards, Joe

For your info, I posted a message at the

Wikipedia Reference Desk/Mathematicsand amazingly, got two responses and the correction within a matter of minutes (note the post times):That prompt response time rivals EE!