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(Chapter 1: Review) 1.29 PART E: TRIG FUNCTIONS: THE UNIT CIRCLE APPROACH The Setup Consider a standard angle ± measured in radians (or, equivalently, let represent a real number). The point P cos ,sin () is the intersection point between the terminal side of the angle and the unit circle. The slope of the terminal side is, in fact,
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Unformatted text preview: tan . Note : The intercepted arc along the circle (in red) has arc length . The figure below demonstrates how this is consistent with the SOH-CAH-TOA (or Right Triangle) approach. Observe: tan = sin cos = rise run = slope of terminal side...
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This note was uploaded on 12/29/2011 for the course MATH 150 taught by Professor Sturst during the Fall '10 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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