# Math Review for Physics: Trigonometry

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### Which of the following is the formula for the Pythagorean Theorem?

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### 2. In what way are cosecant and sine related to each other?

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Physics problems often require some application of trigonometry. Test how thorough your trigonometry background is with practice questions about Pythagorean Theorem and which trigonometric functions to use to find missing pieces of a triangle.

## Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz aims to assess your understanding of:

• How to find the angles of a right triangle given all side lengths
• The relationship between cosecant and sine functions
• Pythagorean Theorem
• When to apply trigonometric functions to find side lengths in a right triangle

## Skills Practiced

• Problem solving - set up a trigonometric problem using a pictured triangle
• Distinguishing differences - know the specific applications of each trigonometric function in order to select the correct one to use
• Information recall - show that you remember the formula for Pythagorean Theorem and the mathematical relationship between two trigonometric functions