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- How do I use the Pythagorean Theorem to calculate distance?
- What does SohCahToa mean, and how is it used to solve trigonometry problems?
- How can I use the Pythagorean Theorem and trigonometric functions together?
1. How to Solve Visualizing Geometry Problems
A picture is worth a thousand words, but sometimes drawing that picture can be like doing origami with your eyes closed. Practice translating complex problems into simple, meaningful images in this lesson.
2. How to Calculate the Volumes of Basic Shapes
Squares pegs = square holes. Triangular pegs = triangular holes. But where does a sphere go? In this lesson, review volumes of common shapes while contrasting a sphere and a cylinder - after all, they both go into the circular hole... right?
3. Finding Distance with the Pythagorean Theorem
How much faster is it to cut the corners in a race around the block? In this lesson, review the Pythagorean Theorem, and figure out how to solve without a right triangle.
4. Trigonometry: Sine and Cosine
Learn an easy trick to help you solve trigonometry problems, including problems with sine, cosine and inverse trig functions. At the end of this lesson, you'll know what SohCahToa means and how to use it.
5. Trigonometry and the Pythagorean Theorem
Explore how the Pythagorean Theorem can be used in conjunction with trigonometric functions. In this lesson, take an inverse trigonometric function, and define all three sides of a right triangle.
6. Trigonometric Functions: Definition & Examples
In mathematics, trigonometric functions are functions of angles. This lesson will describe the 6 main trigonometric functions, use them to solve problems, and give some examples. The quiz at the end of the lesson will allow you to practice what you've learned.
7. Disk Method in Calculus: Formula & Examples
The disk method in calculus is a means to finding the volume of a solid that has been created when the graph of a function is revolved about a line, usually the x or y axis. Learn more about it in this lesson.
8. The Geometry of Space: Definition, Uses, and Examples
Knowing the geometry of objects and things in the real world is a very useful skill. Architects use geometry to aid them in designing buildings and cities that work. Engineers use geometry to build working components in a bigger machine.
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