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How Do You Find a Missing Side of a Right Triangle Using Tangent?
Identify the variables, identify the given values and use a formula to find the missing length in this right triangle problem. What formula? The tangent ratio, which is normally used to show a ratio between two sides of a right triangle,...
5 mins 6th - 11th Math
How Do You Find the Tangent of an Angle in a Right Triangle?
What's a trigonometric ratio? It is a ratio between two sides of a right triangle. In this problem, find tangent(A) in the given right triangle. Use the ratio of the opposite side divided by the adjacent side to find tan(A). The...
3 mins 6th - 11th Math
Pi Day: The Other Math Holiday!
Happy Pi Day! This collection of games, experiments, and activities leads participants through an exploration of the many aspects and attributes of that mysterious quantity, pi. Activities range from using statistical experimentation to...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Teaching Masters and Study Link Masters
Help young mathematicians shape their understanding of geometry with this series of worksheets and activities. Starting with an introduction to line segments, lines, and rays, the first unit in this math series continues on to explore...
4th - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Sum and Difference angle formulas
Learners use the sum angle formula for sine to derive the sum and difference formulas for cosine and tangent. The level of difficulty is quite high. Learners must be familiar with trigonometric identities as well as the characteristics...
10th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Interesting Properties of Cubic Functions to Discover Graphically or Numerically
Learners investigate the slope of a cubic function. They find the tangent line of the cubic function at point P, and discuss the relationship between point P and point Q, the point the tangent line intersects the cubic function. They...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed