Ch 23: Trigonometry Basics

About This Chapter

Review basics of trigonometry for the SAT Mathematics Level I subject test. Our video lessons and quizzes can teach you about trigonometry in a simple and clear manner.

SAT Mathematics Level 1: Trigonometry Basics - Chapter Summary

Learn to graph the tangent function and convert between radians and degrees through this SAT review lesson. Other topics covered in this online chapter include the following:

  • Unit circle: Memorizing the first quadrant
  • How to solve trigonometric equations for X
  • Basic trigonometric functions
  • Sine and cosine
  • Trigonometry and the Pythagorean theorem

To prepare for the SAT Mathematics Level I subject test, you can watch our brief, engaging video lessons on trigonometry basics. Though typically less than 10 minutes in length, these videos are quite comprehensive as well as easy to follow. Each lesson also features a short multiple-choice test that allows you to test your trigonometry skills, while also introducing you to the types of questions you're likely to encounter on the SAT Mathematics Level 1 subject test.

SAT Mathematics Level 1 Objectives

If you're a high school student who's successfully completed at least one year of geometry and two years of algebra, achieving a high score on the SAT Mathematics Level I subject test could give you a leg up on your fellow college applicants. This test could prove particularly beneficial if you plan to major in math or a related field, like economics, engineering or science.

The SAT Mathematics Level I subject test is comprised of 50 multiple-choice questions, which you'll have an hour to complete. Approximately 6-8% of the test focuses on trigonometry.

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