sin-cos-and-tan-basic-trigonometry-example

In this example we explore the concepts used in basic trigonometry.

We look at the trigonometric functions: sine, cosine, and tangent used to work out sides and angles in right angle triangles - and their application to a math problem.

You will learn the following steps -

1. Labelling the sides - opposite, adjacent and hypotenuse,

2. Determining which trig function should be used - SOHCAHTOA - (sin = opposite / hypotenuse,

cos = adjacent / hypotenuse, tan = opposite / hypotenuse)

3. Substitution of values.

4. Calculation.

By going though all the trigonomic functions this video will help you master this topic - through the use of a few math tricks!

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