Solving a Trigonometric Equation Graphically


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How many solutions does this function have between 0 and 2pi inclusive?

f(x) = tan x

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1. How many solutions does sin x = 1 have between 0 and 2pi?

2. What is the function related to tan x = 2?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Trigonometric equations can be solved in many ways. This quiz/worksheet will aid your understanding of graphing these equations by use of a graphing calculator or another graphing program.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be assessed on:

  • Number of possible answers
  • Solving equations
  • Graphing functions

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about trigonometry in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding graphing equations and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the other knowledge you've gained regarding trigonometry

Additional Learning

To learn more about graphing trigonometric functions, review the accompanying lesson Solving a Trigonometric Equation Graphically. Its objectives are:

  • Ability to solve equations
  • Knowing how to graph equations
  • Understanding of what trigonometry is and its applications
  • Ability to find points on the graph