Proving Trigonometric Identities

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

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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

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

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Common Core