TrigSixParts

TrigSixParts - Observe that we have several similar...

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VISUALIZING THE SIX BASIC TRIG FUNCTIONS Can you see why the relationships below hold? Need some hints? Consider: • Complementary angles • Similar triangles • SOH-CAH-TOA • Pythagorean IDs Need more hints? Read on ….
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Let α be the complement of θ . We then have the following picture:
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Unformatted text preview: Observe that we have several similar triangles here! They have the same proportions among their corresponding pairs of sides. Again, SOH-CAH-TOA and Pythagorean IDs can help. Note: tan 2 is undefined. How is that borne out by the picture?...
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This note was uploaded on 09/08/2011 for the course MATH 141 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at Mesa CC.

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