Eighth graders practice calculating the unknown length of a right angle triangle. They also examine the pythogoram theory in groups. They help each other work through the problems.
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New Review Parametric Equations and a Heart
Trigonometry, art, and Valentine's Day come together in a creative activity about parametric equations. Learners calculate several equations before graphing them either by hand, on a graphic calculator, or Excel spreadsheet to curve...
8th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
How Do You Find a Missing Side of a Right Triangle Using Cosine?
Trigonometry? What's trigonometry. Well, something to do with triangles, right? Right! Right triangles! In this problem, find the missing length of one of the sides. So set this up as a ratio: cosine(A) = adjacent side length divided by...
5 mins 6th - 11th Math
Pixar: The Math Behind the Movies
When will we ever use this? A Pixar movie maker explains to students how math is used in the creation of animated films. The movie maker discusses the importance of coordinate planes, transformations and translations, and trigonometry.
8 mins 8th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable