




Important Stuff You Need From Geometry

Triangle properties, Similar Triangles, Pythagorean Theorem and like that




Polar Notation

Notation and graphing designed for angles  Looks like a dartboard





Defining Trig Ratios

Sine, Cosine, Tangent, Secant, Cosecant, Cotangent




Trig Equations in Polar Form

Designing equations for polar notation and graphing





Trig Functions With Right Triangles

Solving right triangle values using trig




Identities

Tools to simplify nasty trig equations





Trig Functions With Other Triangles

Solving non right triangle values using trig




Fundamental Identities

The standard tools you should learn first





Law of Sines

A triangle solving tool




Half and Double Angle Formulas

Ways to calculate trig functions before calculators  still have some uses





Law of Cosines

Another triangle solving tool  aka: Pythagorean Theorem General Form




Imaginary Numbers

A way to calculate square roots of negative numbers eg: a + bi these have many other uses today





Graphing 101

Graphing angles on coordinate axis




Complex Numbers

Another form of notation eg: r + sinX these have many related uses





Graphing Trig Functions

Graphing Trig Functions on coordinate axis




Regular Pentagon Area

Using trig to find the area of regular pentagons.





Translations and Transformations

Moving, squashing, and stretching graphs





Radian Measure

An angle unit of measure based on Pi




copyright 2008 Bruce Kirkpatrick
