Q: What is trigonometry?
A: Trigonometry is the study of how the sides and angles of a triangle are related to each other.
Q: WHAT? That’s all?
A: Yes, that’s all. It’s all about triangles, and you can’t get much simpler than that.
Q: You mean trigonometry isn’t some big, ugly monster that
makes students turn green, scream, and die?
A: No. It’s just triangles.
Q: Oh. But isn’t that boring?
A: We’ll try to make it a little more fun by letting you play around with the triangles interactively.
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This material assumes that you know:
If you aren’t familiar with these concepts, you’ll have to ask your math teacher to assist you with them.
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