SOH CAH TOA, and other such Aide-mémoire

# Thread: SOH CAH TOA, and other such Aide-mémoire

1. ## SOH CAH TOA, and other such Aide-mémoire

What memory helpers have stuck with you for life?

The first couple I can recall from elementary school:

For right angle triangles: SOH CAH TOA Sine = Oppsite/Hypotanuse, Cosine = Adjacent/Hypotanuse, Tangent = Opposite/adjacent.

The Squaw On The Hippopotamus Is Equal To The Sum Of The Squaws On The Other Two Hides.

2. does that help u go faster ?

3. Lefty loosey, righty tighty.

It helps when you have a simple trade.

4. Originally Posted by gxr jo
does that help u go faster ?
No, but it helps work out resultant centrifugal and linear forces acting on components such as tyres, brakes, and chassis.

5. I was taught one for the resistor color striping system, but in an effort to preserve Violet's honor, I won't repeat it.

6. NTAFG never take anything for granted. has worked well. also use siko's to rattle the kids when they can't figure out which way a bolt/nut spins.

7. Never Eat Soggy Waffles = North East South West

8. Originally Posted by kerunt
Never Eat Soggy Waffles = North East South West

never eat shredded wheat

9. sol

nfg

10. You guys have missed the most obvious one..KISS
K-keep
I-it
S-simple
S-stupid

11. Every good boy deserves fudge EGDF= Ukulele tuning
Why that stuck with me I have no idea as I have never owned a Ukulele.

12. When you assume, you make an ass out of U and Me.

13. The rabbit comes out of the hole, around the tree and back in the hole= How to tie a bowline.

14. Proper Prior Planning Prevents Piss Poor Performances

15. Originally Posted by Mechanic
What memory helpers have stuck with you for life?

The first couple I can recall from elementary school:

For right angle triangles: SOH CAH TOA Sine = Oppsite/Hypotanuse, Cosine = Adjacent/Hypotanuse, Tangent = Opposite/adjacent.

The Squaw On The Hippopotamus Is Equal To The Sum Of The Squaws On The Other Two Hides.
Here's the one I used....

TOA SOH CAH = Tommy On A Ship Of His Caught A Herring

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