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Honors Geometry: Right Triangles & Trigonometry - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives
This chapter uses text and video lessons to teach you about right triangles and trigonometry. We provide a quiz to take at the end of each lesson in order to test your comprehension of the material you just studied. There is a feature that allows you to ask a question of the instructor, and you can track your progress on your dashboard. Once you have completed this chapter, you will be able to work with:
- Solutions for right triangles using trigonometry and the Pythagorean theorem
- The angle of depression
- The angle of elevation
- Vector components
|Solving Right Triangles Using Trigonometry & the Pythagorean Theorem||Get familiar with using the Pythagorean Theorem and Trigonometry for right triangle problem solving.|
|Angle of Depression: Definition & Formula||Explore uses of angle of depression.|
|Angle of Elevation: Definition, Formula & Examples||Get familiar with problem solving using angle of elevation.|
|Vector Components: The Direction of a Vector||See what is meant by the direction of a vector and how to use it.|
1. Solving Right Triangles Using Trigonometry & the Pythagorean Theorem
The Pythagorean Theorem is one of the most well-known and useful math equations. Its simple form and abundant uses make it one of the most helpful processes to learn in math. In this lesson, learn how to solve right triangles using the Pythagorean Theorem.
2. Angle of Depression: Definition & Formula
This lesson will explore angles of depression with reference to angles of elevation. Using real world examples, we will seek to understand the similarities and differences of these angles.
3. Angle of Elevation: Definition, Formula & Examples
This lesson will define an angle of elevation, and it will provide some basic skills necessary to calculate the measure of one of these types of angles or to use it to calculate another value. Two example problems are also provided.
4. Vector Components: The Direction of a Vector
After watching this lesson, you will be able to explain what is meant by the direction of a vector and calculate the direction of a vector when given the x and y components. A short quiz will follow.
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Other chapters within the Honors Geometry Textbook course
- Honors Geometry: Foundations of Geometry
- Honors Geometry: Fundamentals of Geometry Proofs
- Honors Geometry: Logic in Mathematics
- Honors Geometry: Introduction to Geometric Figures
- Honors Geometry: Properties of Triangles
- Honors Geometry: Similar & Congruent Triangle Proofs
- Honors Geometry: Right Triangle Proofs
- Honors Geometry: Relationships Within Triangles
- Honors Geometry: Parallel Lines & Polygons
- Honors Geometry: Parallel Line Proofs
- Honors Geometry: Coordinate Geometry
- Honors Geometry: Analytical Geometry
- Honors Geometry: Similar Polygons
- Honors Geometry: Properties of Polygons & Circles
- Honors Geometry: Polygons & Quadrilaterals
- Honors Geometry: Circular Arcs & Circles
- Honors Geometry: Conic Sections
- High School Geometry: Geometric Solids
- Honors Geometry: Introduction to Trigonometry
- Honors Geometry: Area, Surface Area & Volume
- Honors Geometry: Perimeter & Circumference
- Honors Geometry: Transformations
- Honors Geometry: Matrices