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43 resources with the concept trigonometric word problems

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EngageNY Geometry Module 2: Similarity, Proof, and Trigonometry

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The Geometry Module 2: Similarity, Proof, and Trigonometry collection includes 36 lessons that are divided into five topics: Scale Drawings, Dilations, Similarity and Dilations, Applying Similarity to Right Triangles, and Trigonometry....
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EngageNY Precalculus and Advanced Topics Module 4: Trigonometry

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Introduce advanced math students to the power of trigonometry! The 14 lessons in the Module 4 collection are divided into three topics: Trigonometric Functions, Trigonometry and Triangles, and Inverse Trigonometric Functions. Each lesson...
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Review Sheets: Trigonometry

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Review guide, practice test, homework packet? Yes, yes, and yes as it's all possible with a wonderful trigonometry packet. Every type of problem is there, starting from the unit circle and ending with conic sections. 
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Applications of Trigonometric Functions

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Using trigonometric ratios to solve geometry and application problems is the focus of this detailed problem set and solution presentation. The presentation covers many ways to use trigonometry, from finding missing measures in right...
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Ferris Wheel Trig Problem (part 2)

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
Sal continues the Ferris wheel problem in a previous video by graphing the function between zero and 30 seconds.
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Ferris Wheel Trig Problem

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
The next time you are at an amusement park you may want to consider all the interesting math problems you could do! Using trigonometric ratios, some logic and algebra, Sal solves a problem in this video of finding a person's height off...
2:51
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Trigonometry work problems (part 2)

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this part 2 video, Sal finishes the trigonometric word problem of the wayward ship captain. He wisely continues the algebra work on the problem before finally turning to his calculator for the very last calculation.
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Georgia Peaches and California Dreamin’

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Plant the fruits of trigonometry. Pairs work through the process of finding the best place to plant fruit trees on a piece of property. The scholars must take into consideration the location of the property and the solar zenith angle. To...
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Smarter Balanced Sample Items: High School Math – Target O

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Trigger an increased understanding of trigonometry. Young mathematicians answer a set of questions that require finding trigonometric ratios using similarity and solving real-world problems involving trigonometry. The questions all come...
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Satellite

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
This isn't rocket science, you know. A performance task has learners use right triangle trigonometry to calculate distances from stations on Earth to a satellite. It also requires finding the distance between two stations along the...
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ADA Accessibility

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Ramp up using trigonometric ratios. After receiving a request to check school ramps to verify they meet ADA requirements, groups calculate the angle of the incline on ramps on campus. They report their findings via a letter to the...
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Tidal Waves

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Periodically ship the class a trigonometric application. Pupils model the level of water in a port. Using their models, learners determine the times that a ship can safely navigate into and out of the port, along with determining other...
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Trigonometry Word Problems: Lesson

For Students 9th - 11th Standards
Look up or down to find the answer.  A segment of an extensive playlist on geometry introduces angle of depression and elevation to find indirect measurements. Using trigonometric ratios, the presentation finds missing sides and angles...
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Discovering Trigonometric Ratios

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Are there equivalent ratios in right triangles? The discovery lesson has the class find the ratios of sides of right triangles with equivalent angle measurements. Using these ratios, pupils discover that particular ones are the same,...
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River Width

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Just how wide of a river runs through it? The assessment provides a scenario of finding the distance across a river. Given two markers on one side of the river and the angles formed by them and an object on the other side of the river,...
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Perilous Plunge

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Determine the length of the drop in the flume. Pupils determine the distance a rider travels on one of the highest and steepest water rides. Given the height and the angle of elevation, scholars determine the length of the hypotenuse of...
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Geometry: Analyze a Map

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Map your path to success. Given a map and information about walking paths, scholars draw the paths at their correct locations. They apply trigonometry to find lengths, angles, and areas associated with the paths.
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Right Triangles, Bearings, and Other Applications: Sailing Race

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Help your class get their bearings when it comes to right triangles. Pupils determine distances traveled or components given the bearing of a sailboat using an interactive. The scholars develop a sense of finding the bearings of a given...
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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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Sine, Cosine, and Tangent Functions: Lighthouse

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How far is that boat from the lighthouse? Scholars create diagrams to represent a scenario given the angle of depreciation from a lighthouse to a boat. Learners apply the basic trigonometric functions to find various distances stemming...
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Angles of Elevation and Depression: Fly-By Calibration

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Determine the distance between two trees from afar. Pupils use an interactive resource to create two right triangles using trees and a plane. They determine the horizontal legs of each triangle to find the distance between the two trees.
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Basic Trigonometric Functions: Ladder Length

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Climb the ladder to trigonometry. The interactive introduces trigonometric ratios and finding lengths of sides of right triangles created by a ladder and a building. Learners use the interactive to create triangles by moving the top of...
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Hours of Daylight 1

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The midline of the mathematical model of the number of hours of sunlight is not 12 hours. Pupils use the modeling cycle to determine a function that will model the number of hours of sunlight at a location of their choosing. Using...
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Foxes and Rabbits 2

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The fox population chases the rabbit population. Groups model the populations of foxes and rabbits with two trigonometric functions. Individuals graph both trigonometric models on the same graph, and then teams determine an explanation...