Alternate Forms of Trigonometric Identities


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Which of the following is the alternate definition for tangent?

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1. Which of the following is the alternate form for the sine function?

2. What is 1/sec (180)?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You'll find trigonometric identities to be a common topic in your trigonometry classes, so it's important to understand them. In this quiz, you can test that understanding, as well as your knowledge of the different terms pertaining to trigonometric identities.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz may help assess your understanding of:

  • Alternate definitions for trigonometric terms
  • Alternate forms for functions
  • Using alternate forms in calculations

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - draw the most relevant information from the lesson on trigonometric indentities
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve math problems that involve trigonometric identities
  • Defining key concepts - correctly define phrases such as tangent and sine function

Additional Learning

For more on trigonometric identities, read this quiz's corresponding lesson, entitled Trigonometric Identities: Definition & Uses. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define trigonometric identities
  • Understand alternate forms of trigonometric identities
  • Know how to come up with alternate forms
  • Understand alternate forms of half-angle identities
  • Use alternate forms in equations