Tangent Graph

Stay on course to learn about tangents. A brief video describes how to graph the tangent function. The method shown here is to make a table of tangent values to graph on the coordinate plane.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Use the worksheet as homework
Classroom Considerations

  • Resource assumes students use scientific calculators
  • Pupils should be familiar with how to determine tangents of given angles
Pros

  • Thorough explanations make the topic easy to understand
Cons

  • Takes a large amount of time showing how to determine tangent values on a calculator, but does not actually use the values to plot the graph
Common Core