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Course: Trigonometry
Topic: Right Triangle Trigonometry
Subtopic: Solving Right Triangles

Overview

Today we will apply our knowledge of trigonometric functions and ratios to solving right triangle problems. To "solve" a right triangle means to find all the missing sides and angles.

Objectives

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

Terminology

Terms you should be able to define: significant digits, "standard" right triangle

Mini-Lectures and Examples

STUDY: Solving Right Triangles & Applications of Right Triangle Trig

Supplemental Resources

MathOL FAQs In trig triangles, what is the symbolism of the lettering?

Supplemental Resources (optional)

Videos from James Sousa's MathIsPower4U:
Mini-Lesson: Solving Right Triangles: Part 1:  The Basics

rev. 2020-10-10