Ch 33: MTEL Middle School Mathematics: Solving Trigonometric Equations

About This Chapter

The lessons in this chapter will allow you to review methods for solving equations in trigonometry. Study them so that you can feel ready to answer relevant questions on the MTEL Middle School Mathematics exam.

MTEL Middle School Mathematics: Solving Trigonometric Equations - Chapter Summary

Prepare to ace some of the questions on the MTEL Middle School Mathematics exam. Use the lessons in this chapter to brush up on your knowledge of the various procedures for solving trigonometric equations. You'll explore in detail:

  • Equations with inverses and identities
  • Solving for X
  • Inverse trigonometric functions
  • Equations that have restricted domains
  • Infinite solution equations
  • Sinusoidal functions

The lessons in this chapter will provide you with an in-depth review of the information you are likely to come across on the exam. Each lesson contains a short video to help illustrate the material. The video's transcript is included for text-based learning. You can take a self-assessment quiz at the end of each lesson to apply what you've learned. If you need to review a certain portion of the lesson, use the timeline below the video for easy navigation.

6 Lessons in Chapter 33: MTEL Middle School Mathematics: Solving Trigonometric Equations
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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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