The Tangent Ratio

Students use the tangent ratio to determine the height and base length of a right triangle.  In this using the tangent ratio to determine the height and base length of a right triangle activity, students construct a right triangle and investigate side lengths.  Students make conjectures about the ratio of the two legs in similar right triangles.

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Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Math
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Instructional Strategies
Skills Practice
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