Using Trigonometry to Solve Right Triangles

Unit 7: Right Triangles and Trigonometry
Lesson 3 of 6

Objective: SWBAT use trigonometry to solve for missing side lengths and angle measures in right triangles.

Big Idea: Elevate your mind...at an angle of arctan(opposite/adjacent)....By the end of this lesson, students will know why this makes no sense.

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