What does SOHCAHTOA mean in Mathematics?

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Sine Opposite Hypotenuse Cosine Adjacent Hypotenuse Tangent Opposite Adjacent

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sohcahtoa(Abbreviation)
Sine equals opposite over hypotenuse; cosine equals adjacent over hypotenuse; tangent equals opposite over adjacent (a mnemonic for the ratios in trigonometry).

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