Solve Trigonometric Equations with Identities & Inverses


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Trigonometric identities are what kind of statements?

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What do you do to both sides to get your variable by itself?

tan (x) = 1/2


This problem simplifies to what?

sin^2 (x) + tan (x) + cos^2 (x) = 0

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz is mainly a collection of math problems. These problems will ask you to simplify trig equations. Other questions will require you to solve for x. There are also a few questions asking you about the definition and process of trigonometric equations.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will test you on the following:

  • Trigonometric equations
  • Trigonometric identities
  • Tangent, sine, and cosine
  • Simplifying trigonometric equations

Skills Practiced

You will practice these skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related trigonometric equations lesson
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of trigonometric equations
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve trigonometric equations practice problems
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding trigonometric identities
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about trigonometric inverses

Additional Learning

You should read the partner lesson Solve Trigonometric Equations with Identities & Inverses. The lesson will help you master the information. This lesson covers these objectives:

  • Defining trigonometric equations
  • Exploring trigonometric identities
  • Understanding how to solve complicated trig problems
  • Using trigonometric identities and inverses to solve equations
  • Practicing with example problems