Reciprocal Identities: Uses & Applications - Quiz & Worksheet


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Which function is the reciprocal of cosine?

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1. The tangent function is equal to which of the following?

2. The cosecant function is equal to which of the following?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The questions deal with definitions of certain trigonometric functions while others will ask you to evaluate a given mathematical expression involving trig functions. Use the worksheet to identify study points that are mentioned on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will test you on the following terms and concepts:

  • Cosine
  • Tangent
  • Cosecant
  • Secant
  • Cotangent
  • Reciprocal identities

Skills Practiced

You will practice the following skills:

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of reciprocal identities
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve reciprocal identities practice problems
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding reciprocal identities and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about reciprocal identities

Additional Learning

Once you finish the quiz, peruse the related lesson called Reciprocal Identities: Uses & Applications. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Defining reciprocal identities
  • Understanding how trigonometric functions pair up
  • Exploring the simplification of trig problems
  • Examining how to use reciprocal identities in trig problems