Basic Inverse Trigonometric Functions: Ladder

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Lean a ladder against the wall to create an angle. Class members use an interactive application to determine the angle a ladder makes with the ground. Individuals respond to five questions using inverse trigonometric functions.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Use trigonometric tables to determine the angle measurement
  • Confirm the measurements by creating the described angles with a ladder or a model
Classroom Considerations

  • Pupils should be familiar with trigonometric ratios
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  • The interactive problems contain hints
  • Includes additional examples

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Common Core