# Proving Trigonometric Identities

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Young mathematicians first learn the basics of proving trigonometric identities. They then practice this skill on several examples.

CCSS: Designed

##### Instructional Ideas

• Use the resource to introduce proving trigonometric identities
##### Classroom Considerations

• Learners should already be familiar with the Pythagorean identity
• Class needs to be proficient with identifying equivalent trigonometric ratios, such as csc x = 1/(sin x)
• The 17th installment of a 19-part series
##### Pros

• Resource includes scaffolding tips for teachers
• Contains a table summarizing properties of operations

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