Course: H.S. Precalculus: Trigonometry

 

TR.T.5

Understand and apply the Laws of Sines and Cosines to solve real-world and other mathematical problems involving right and non-right triangles.

I Can Statements Academic Vocabulary

*I can explain the Laws of Sines and Cosines.

*I can determine when the use of the Laws of Sines and Cosines is necessary.

*I can use the Laws of Sines and Cosines to solve real-world problems.

Law of Sines
Law of Cosines
Right triangle

Looking Back Looking Ahead

*Prove and apply theorems about triangles, including the following: measures of interior angles of a triangle sum to 180° and the Pythagorean Theorem. (MA.G.T.1)

*The concepts and skills in this standard are an integral part of calculus, college-level algebra, and beyond.

Clarifying Examples and Digital Resources
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