In this math worksheet, students label sides of a right triangle as the hypotenuse, opposite and adjacent angles. Students use this information to write the sine, cosine, and tangent ratios.
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Finding the Area of an Equilateral Triangle
The problem seems simple: find the area of the equilateral triangle whose sides are each length 1. In fact, this same problem is solved in 8th grade, addressing a different Common Core standard, using the formula for area of a triangle...
9th - 11th Math CCSS: Designed
Identifying the Sides of a Right Triangle
Find the right way to identify sides of right triangles. Scholars learn to correctly label the sides of a right triangle in the second video in a series of 16. The exercise is in preparation for determining trigonometric ratios.
3 mins 9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Area of a Triangle 1/2absinC Proof
Demonstrate the derivation of the trigonometric area formula for a triangle. Using the base/height formula and the sine ratio, the lesson instructor demonstrates how to combine the two and create the formula A = 1/2absinC. The video...
1 min 9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
How Do You Find a Missing Side of a Right Triangle Using Sine?
What's a trigonometric ratio? It is a ratio between two sides of a right triangle. In this problem, find sin(A) in the given right triangle. Use the ratio of the opposite side divided by the hypotenuse to find sin(A). The instructor...
4 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