Ch 55: MTEL Math: Graphs of Trigonometric Functions

About This Chapter

Get reacquainted with graphs of trigonometric functions by reviewing the engaging video lessons in this chapter. Take short quizzes to gauge your comprehension as you prepare for the MTEL Mathematics assessment.

MTEL Math: Graphs of Trigonometric Functions - Chapter Summary

This chapter is designed to help you address graphs of trigonometric functions on the MTEL Math assessment. After taking time to review the lessons, you will have the ability to:

  • Explain how to solve trigonometric equations with inverses and identities
  • Demonstrate how to understand trigonometric equations for X
  • Identify and describe an inverse trigonometric function's properties
  • Calculate the answers to trigonometric equations with restricted domains and infinite solutions
  • Describe how to identify the sinusoidal function

Benefit from a wide variety of resources that can help you study for the assessment. Lessons provide the definitions and equations you need to solve trigonometric equations, and experts are available to answer questions about any lesson topic you don't fully comprehend. Make studying for this subarea simple by using timelines below the videos in this chapter to identify and skip to key topics within the lessons. This is especially helpful if you don't have time to watch or rewatch videos in their entirety. Once you feel you've absorbed the information in a lesson, take a self-assessment quiz to test your knowledge.

MTEL Math: Graphs of Trigonometric Functions Chapter Objectives

A primary objective of this MTEL Math: Graphs of Trigonometric Functions chapter is to improve your ability to succeed on the assessment. Lessons in this chapter cover topics found in the trigonometry, calculus and discrete mathematics subarea, which constitutes about 16% of the test.

The MTEL assessment is a subject-matter test that is taken on computer and lasts four hours and 15 minutes. It consists of 100 multiple-choice questions and two open-response assignments that are broken into six subareas. To pass, you must earn a minimum score of 240. Doing so helps you obtain the licensure required to teach math to students in Massachusetts classrooms.

6 Lessons in Chapter 55: MTEL Math: Graphs of Trigonometric Functions
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Solve Trigonometric Equations with Identities & Inverses

1. Solve Trigonometric Equations with Identities & Inverses

After watching this video lesson, you will be able to solve trigonometric equations by making use of trigonometric identities and inverses. Learn the steps to take to get to your solution.

How to Solve Trigonometric Equations for X

2. How to Solve Trigonometric Equations for X

Adding trigonometric functions into standard algebra equations adds complexity. Learn how to solve trigonometric equations for x and how to use inverse operations to simplify equations.

Properties of Inverse Trigonometric Functions

3. Properties of Inverse Trigonometric Functions

After watching this video lesson, you will understand why our inverse trigonometric functions have a limited range. Learn what this does. Also learn the notation for these functions.

Solving Trigonometric Equations with Restricted Domains

4. Solving Trigonometric Equations with Restricted Domains

After watching this video lesson, you will be able to find the right answer for a trigonometric equation with a restricted domain. Learn what it means to have a restricted domain and what you need to do to find your answer.

Solving Trigonometric Equations with Infinite Solutions

5. Solving Trigonometric Equations with Infinite Solutions

Watch this video lesson and you will learn that all trigonometric equations have an infinite set of solutions. But you will also see that we can still go ahead and solve our equations and find concrete answers.

Finding the Sinusoidal Function

6. Finding the Sinusoidal Function

After watching this video lesson, you will be able to write a sinusoidal function to represent any wave that you see. Learn what parts of the function make the wave shift up, down, to the left, and to the right.

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