Solve basic trigonometry equations

In this lesson, we will use a calculator to work out values of angles by rearranging trigonometric equations relating to sides and angles and using inverse trigonometric functions.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.If b is the base, identify the perpendicular height of this triangle.

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Q2.Find the perpendicular height of the triangle.

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Q3.Find the perpendicular height of the triangle. Give your answer to one decimal place.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.If b is the base, identify the perpendicular height of this triangle.

1/3

Q2.Find the perpendicular height of the triangle.

2/3

Q3.Find the perpendicular height of the triangle. Give your answer to one decimal place.

3/3

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Solve basic Trigonometry equations

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.Use your calculator find the value of cos(56) to 3 decimal places.

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Q2.Use your calculator find the value of tan(89) to 3 decimal places.

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Q3.Use your calculator to work out the size of sinѲ = 0.21 . Give your answer to one decimal place.

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Solve basic Trigonometry equations

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.Use your calculator find the value of cos(56) to 3 decimal places.

1/3

Q2.Use your calculator find the value of tan(89) to 3 decimal places.

2/3

Q3.Use your calculator to work out the size of sinѲ = 0.21 . Give your answer to one decimal place.

3/3

Lesson summary: Solve basic trigonometry equations

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