Trigonometric Functions: Definition & Examples


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Which trigonometric ratio is incorrect?

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1. Solve for b if c = 15 ft and B = 80°

2. Solve for b if a = 2 ft and A = 5°

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In this quiz and attached worksheet, you can check how well you understand trigonometric functions and their proper use in mathematics. Topics this quiz will assess include concepts like functions and ratios.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet combo reinforces your learning by testing your ability to:

  • Identify trigonometric ratios
  • Calculating for the side opposite an angle
  • Using trigonometric functions to solve given problems

Skills practiced

This worksheet and quiz give you a chance to practice:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the different types of trigonometric functions
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about sine and cosine in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding trigonometric functions and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about ratios to solve for any side or angle of a right triangle

Additional Learning

Want to know more about trigonometric functions? Please view the lesson called Trigonometric Functions: Definition & Examples. The lesson includes these objectives:

  • Understanding the main trigonometric functions
  • Identifying the sides of a right triangle
  • Interpreting examples of trigonometric functions
  • Solving problems using trigonometric functions
  • Defining the unit circle
  • Define periodic and radians