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92 resources with the concept secant

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EngageNY Algebra II Module 2: Trigonometric Functions

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Building on young mathematicians prior knowledge of geometry and algebraic functions, this 17-lesson unit introduces the topic of trigonometric ratios. Starting with the basic definitions of sine, cosine, and tangent, students move on to...
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Graphing Trigonometric Functions

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Double win with a comprehensive worksheet and an excellent worked out answer key. The worksheet itself is twelve pages and begins with the simple sine and cosine graphs, then, develops into the reciprocal trig functions. 
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Angles Outside a Circle: Lesson

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Understand the difference in finding angle measures. A segment of an extensive geometry playlist introduces the formula to find the measure of an angle formed outside of a circle. Using examples, the video shows how to calculate measures...
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Exact Trigonometric Ratios: Triangles to the Unit Circle

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Special right triangles give special information. Individuals learn how to find trigonometric ratios in all quadrants. This involves using special right triangles and the Pythagorean Theorem.
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Derivatives of Trig Functions

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
What are the most important things about trigonometric derivatives? The 13th video in a series of 31 highlights three important aspects of trigonometric derivatives, the first being the derivatives of sine and cosine. The second is the...
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Derivatives

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Instantly find the rate of change at a point. The video presents an example illustrating how to find the rate of change at a point on a function. Using graphs, the presenter illustrates the method of approximating the slope of the...
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Slope of a Tangent Line: Slope of the Tangent and Secant Lines

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Learn to find the slope through a single point. The interactive provides a visualization of how to find the slope of a tangent line. With the aid of the visualization, pupils see the definition of the derivative in action. Class members...
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Average and Instantaneous Rates of Change

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
How can you determine the rate of change on a curve? Pupils use the interactive to discover what happens with the average rate of change as the point move closer to the other. Using the definition of the derivative, learners find that it...
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Reciprocal Identities

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Get a better understanding of the trigonometric functions by taking a look at the flip side. Pupils create angles within a unit circle and compare the values of the standard trigonometric functions to their reciprocal functions. The...
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Trigonometric Functions of Angles Greater than 360 Degrees: Snowboarding

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Spin through the trigonometric functions. Scholars determine the angle of rotation a snowboarding snowman makes at various distances in his jump. The class members then calculate the values of trigonometric functions for those angles.
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Secant, Cosecant, and Cotangent Functions: Hold the Ladder!

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Determine the length of a falling ladder. Pupils use an interactive to find the angle a ladder makes with the floor after it falls to answer questions. The scholars use the triangle formed in the interactive to determine values of...
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Angles, Arcs, and Segments in Circles

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Investigate relationships between angles, arcs, and segments in circles. Pupils use geometry software to discover the relationships between angles, arcs, and segments associated with circles. Class members use similar triangles to...
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Intersecting Tangent and Secant Lines of Circles

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Interpret and apply the relationships between tangent and secant lines. The instructor explains the relationships of the angles and segments created by intersecting tangent and secant lines. 
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Intersecting Secants and Tangents with the Vertex On, Inside, and Outside the Circle

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Prepare classes for the many segment and angle relationships within circles. The video lesson examines the relationship between secants, tangents, angles, and arcs. The instructor works through examples to demonstrate the relationships.
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Algebra II Module 2: Mid-Module Assessment

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Time for classes to show what they've learned. Use several tasks to assess understanding of the trigonometric functions, unit circle, radians, and basic trigonometric identities.
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Secant and the Co-Functions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Turn your class upside down as they explore the reciprocal functions. Scholars use the unit circle to develop the definition of the secant and cosecant functions. They analyze the domain, range, and end behavior of each function.
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Proving Trigonometric Identities

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Young mathematicians first learn the basics of proving trigonometric identities. They then practice this skill on several examples.
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Geometry Module 5: End-of-Module Assessment

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The lessons are complete. Learners take an end-of-module assessment in the last installment of a 23-part module. Questions contain multiple parts, each assessing different aspects of the module.
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Similar Triangles in Circle-Secant (or Circle-Secant-Tangent) Diagrams

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
First angle measures, now segment lengths. High schoolers first measure segments formed by secants that intersect interior to a circle, secants that intersect exterior to a circle, and a secant and a tangent that intersect exterior to a...
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Secant Angle Theorem, Exterior Case

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
It doesn't matter whether secant lines intersect inside or outside the circle, right? Scholars extend concepts from the previous lesson to investigate angles created by secant lines that intersect at a point exterior to the circle....
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Secant Lines; Secant Lines That Meet Inside a Circle

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Young mathematicians identify different cases of intersecting secant lines. They then investigate the case where secant lines meet inside a circle.
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Properties of Tangents

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
You know about the tangent function, but what are tangent lines to a circle? Learners investigate properties of tangents through constructions. They determine that tangents are perpendicular to the radius at the point of tangency, and...
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Trigonometric Functions: The Unit Circle

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
This comprehensive problem and note set walks the class through a large part of simplifying trigonometric expressions using the unit circle and identities. From identifying angles to applying appropriate trigonometric ratios, problems...
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Right Triangle Trigonometry

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Practice manipulating trigonometric functions, cofunctions, inverses, and applications is the name of the game in this short but extensive problem set. Starting with the Pythagorean Theorem and basic applications, then progressing...