# Tangent in Trigonometry: Definition & Overview

Instructions:

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### Which side is the hypotenuse?

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### 2. Which angle is side 5 adjacent to?

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This quiz and attached worksheet will help gauge your understanding of tangents in trigonometry. In order to pass the quiz you will need to know the definition of the words hypotenuse, adjacent, and opposite, as well as how to use the tangent formula.

## Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these trigonometry assessment tools to see how good you are at:

• Identifying sides of a triangle
• Calculating angles and sides

## Skills practiced

This easy-to-use worksheet and quiz let you demonstrate the following skills:

• Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related trigonometry lesson on tangents
• Defining key concepts - know the definitions of words such as hypotenuse, adjacent, and opposite in terms of how they relate to right triangles
• Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about sides and angles of a triangle
• Problem solving - solve practice problems using your knowledge of the tangent formula