Calculus IV
15.Functions of Several Variables
16.Multiple Integration
17.Vector Analysis
Course: Trigonometry
Topic: Right Triangle Trigonometry
Subtopic: Calculators


Today's material is calculator intensive. We will learn about breaking degrees into smaller units, evaluating trig functions on a calculator, and finding the angle given the trig ratio. Have your calculator (handheld or software) at hand!


By the end of this topic you should know and be prepared to be tested on:


Define: degree, minute, second, DMS vs. decimal degrees

Supplemental Resources

You must be able to use a calculator (handheld or software) to do many of the processes covered in this lesson. If you have a handheld graphing calculator then these sites may help:

Supplemental Resources (optional)

Videos from James Sousa's MathIsPower4U:
Working with Degrees, Minutes, and Seconds
Determine Trigonometric Function Values on the Calculator
Intro to Inverse Trig Functions to Solve Right Triangles