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(+) Use inverse functions to solve trigonometric equations that arise in modeling contexts; evaluate the solutions using technology, and interpret them in terms of the context.★

 
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NPR Car Talk Problem - Day 1 of 2

12th Grade Math » Unit: Trigonometric Functions
12th Grade Math » Unit: Trigonometric Functions
Tim  Marley
Troy, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

This problem from NPR's Car Talk is engaging, challenging, and mathematically rich!

 
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The Drawbridge - An Introduction to Inverse Sine

12th Grade Math » Unit: Trigonometric Functions
12th Grade Math » Unit: Trigonometric Functions
Tim  Marley
Troy, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

The inputs and outputs of our trig function has switched! How do we deal with that?

 
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Playing with the Numbers

Algebra II » Unit: Trigonometric Functions
Algebra II » Unit: Trigonometric Functions
Merrie Rampy
Craigmont, ID
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Students transform equations and graphs of trig functions to earn points and win the game!

 
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playing with numbers
   

NPR Car Talk Problem - Day 2 of 2

12th Grade Math » Unit: Trigonometric Functions
12th Grade Math » Unit: Trigonometric Functions
Tim  Marley
Troy, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

This problem from NPR's Car Talk is engaging, challenging, and mathematically rich!

 
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More Modeling with Periodic Functions

Algebra II » Unit: Trigonometric Functions
Algebra II » Unit: Trigonometric Functions
Jacob Nazeck
Fort Collins, CO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Periodic phenomena are all around us and mathematical models help us to understand them.

 
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tide pool resized
   

Solving Quadratic Trig Equations (Day 1 of 2)

12th Grade Math » Unit: Trigonometric Equations
12th Grade Math » Unit: Trigonometric Equations
Tiffany Dawdy
Phoenix, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

The class works together to review methods of solving quadratic equations and make connections to quadratic trig equations.

 
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student solutions to algebraic form
   

The Problems with Inverse Trig Problems

12th Grade Math » Unit: Trigonometric Functions
12th Grade Math » Unit: Trigonometric Functions
Tim  Marley
Troy, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Highlight common hurdles of inverse trig functions to evoke deep thinking.

 
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Generalizing the Sine Function

Algebra II » Unit: Trigonometric Functions
Algebra II » Unit: Trigonometric Functions
Jacob Nazeck
Fort Collins, CO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Based on their modeling experience, the general sine function is quick and easy to define.

 
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ac generator
   

Solving Trig Equations

12th Grade Math » Unit: Trigonometric Relationships
12th Grade Math » Unit: Trigonometric Relationships
Tim  Marley
Troy, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Why do these trig equations have so many solutions?

 
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Puzzle - Solving Variety of Trig Equations

12th Grade Math » Unit: Trigonometric Equations
12th Grade Math » Unit: Trigonometric Equations
Tiffany Dawdy
Phoenix, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students literally and figuratively put the pieces together by solving a variety of trig equations!

Standards:
 
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trig puzzle
   

Inverse Trig Functions - Day 1 of 2

12th Grade Math » Unit: Trigonometric Functions
12th Grade Math » Unit: Trigonometric Functions
Tim  Marley
Troy, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Use a graphical perspective to establish inverse trig functions.

 
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Final Exam Review Stations (Day 1 of 3)

12th Grade Math » Unit: Review
12th Grade Math » Unit: Review
Tiffany Dawdy
Phoenix, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students review by working through various stations at their own pace and receive immediate feedback on their work.

 
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Solving Basic Trigonometric Equations

12th Grade Math » Unit: Trigonometric Equations
12th Grade Math » Unit: Trigonometric Equations
Tiffany Dawdy
Phoenix, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students solve basic trig equations and face a great challenge in finding ALL the solutions by playing Around the World.

 
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graph view of solving
   

Inverse Trig Functions: Formative Assessment

12th Grade Math » Unit: Trigonometric Functions
12th Grade Math » Unit: Trigonometric Functions
Tim  Marley
Troy, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Use the Quick Quiz results to identify students who need an individual conference about trig inverses.

 
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Weather Ups and Downs

Algebra II » Unit: Trigonometric Functions
Algebra II » Unit: Trigonometric Functions
Merrie Rampy
Craigmont, ID
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

This lesson is awesome because it gives your students a real world connection to periodicity using weather data. They get to fit a sine and/or cosine graph to actual data!

 
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weather ups and downs
Common Core Math
 
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