Sin, Cos, and Tan of Right Triangles

Students explore the sine, cosine, and tangent relationships of a right triangle.  For this sine, cosine, and tangent relationships of a right triangle lesson, students construct a right triangle.  Students develop the sine, cosine, and tangent relationships by measuring angles and side lengths of a right triangle.  Students find the ratio of opposite and adjacent sides to each other and the hypotenuse.

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Resource Details

Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Math
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Technology
Calculator
Year
1997
Usage Permissions
Fine Print: Educational Use