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Unformatted text preview: +c) +h or y= Acos( k +c). A sinusoidal function can be written as a sine function or a cosine function. The amplitude, the period, and the midline will remain the same. However the phase shift will be different. Some real-world phenomena that can be modeled by sinusoidal functions are forecasting the weather. We can you the sinusoidal functions to determine the estimated weather for the year. We can also use sinusoidal functions for health reasons, such as determining the amount of calories in certain given items. Also sinusoidal functions can be used for health reasons in determining the average amount of air that is in the lungs of an adult when he/she take a breath. There are so many ways in the real-world that sinusoidal functions can be used to determine certain factors or patterns in every life....
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This essay was uploaded on 04/19/2008 for the course TRIG 1010 taught by Professor Ritzel during the Spring '07 term at College of Southern Nevada.
- Spring '07