## Explaining the Math (UC Lesson 1).docx - Section 1: Opener - Unit Shapes Warm-Up Problems & Learning Target

Explaining the Math (UC Lesson 1).docx

# What's so Great About the Unit Circle?

Unit 7: Trigonometry: The Unit Circle
Lesson 1 of 9

## Big Idea: The Unit Circle is so great because it makes our lives so easy! For example: on the unit circle, radians and arc length are the same thing.

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Math, Trigonometry, unit circle, radian measure, arc length, seeing structure, Prezi, radius, right triangle, sine, cosine, period
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### James Dunseith

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