High schoolers review calculating the sine, cosine, and tangent of a given angle and then calculate the missing side of a right triangle given a side and an angle. They work in groups and apply trigonometric functions in real world problems.
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Using Trigonometry to Determine Area
What do you do when you don't think you have enough information? You look for another way to do the problem! Pupils combine what they know about finding the area of a triangle and trigonometry to determine triangle area when they don't...
9th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Trigonometry and Complex Numbers
Complex numbers were first represented on the complex plane, now they are being represented using sine and cosine. Introduce the class to the polar form of a complex number with the 13th part of a 32-part series that defines the argument...
11th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Basic Trigonometry and Radians
A fabulous set of examples and problems that introduce basic trigonometry concepts, this packet is set apart by the care it takes to integrate both radians and degrees into the material. After defining radians, the author demonstrates...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Using Trigonometry to Determine the Height of a Tall Object
How can you calculate the height of a tree without having to climb it all the way to the top? The sixth installment of an 11-part Math in Science video series demonstrates how to use trigonometry to determine the height of a tree.
2 mins 9th - 12th Math