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Chapter 12: Trigonometry

In this chapter students will:

  • review properties of similar triangles and special right triangles
  • review the trigonometric ratios?sine, cosine, and tangent
  • use the trigonometric ratios and their inverses to solve application problems
  • solve problems using the Law of Sines and the Law of Cosines
  • explore the properties of vectors
  • use a third variable to write parametric equations that separately define x and y

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