What is Trigonometry? - Functions, Formulas & Applications


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What is one way to define trigonometry?

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1. What is the basis for all of trigonometry?

2. Which ratio is sine?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Predominantly, you will be assessed on your comprehension of trigonometry's definition, foundation, and ratios with this quiz and worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

To clarify, this practice will gauge your understanding of:

  • Trigonometry's definition
  • The cornerstone of trigonometry
  • Sine's ratio
  • Tangent's ratio
  • The radius of the unit circle

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the foundation of trigonometry
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about right triangles in a different light
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as the ratios of sine and tangent

Additional Learning

If you're seeking more of a grasp of trigonometry, our lesson What is Trigonometry? - Functions, Formulas & Applications is available. This lesson aims to go deeper into concepts such as:

  • Triangles in trigonometry
  • Circles in trigonometry
  • The necessity of the right triangle
  • Real-world applications of trigonometry