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Problem: For small angles (α < 20°), the numerical value of sin α is approximately the same as the numerical value of tan α{an (heta)}.Find the largest angle for which sine and tangent agree to within two significant figures.

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For small angles (α < 20°), the numerical value of sin α is approximately the same as the numerical value of tan α.

Find the largest angle for which sine and tangent agree to within two significant figures.

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