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Using Inverse Trigonometric Functions




 


Videos and lessons to help High School students learn how to 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.

Common Core: HSF-TF.B.7


Related Topics:
Common Core (Functions)

Common Core for Mathematics


Using Inverse Trig Functions
Now that you understand what makes inverse trigonometric functions work, let's apply them.


Ex: Solve a Right Triangle Using Inverse Trigonometric Functions
This video explains how to solve a right triangle using inverse trigonometric functions.





Ex: Solve a Trig Equation with an Inverse Trig Function
This video provides an example of solving a trigonometric equation that contains an inverse trigonometric function.


Ex 1: Solve a Trig Equation Contain Inverse Trig Functions
This video explains how to solve a trigonometric equation contains one inverse trigonometric function.



 

Ex 2: Solve a Trig Equation Contain Inverse Trig Functions.
This video explains how to solve a trigonometric equation contains two inverse trigonometric functions.


Solving an Equation Using Multiple Inverse Trigonometric Functions.




Ex: Inverse Trig Function Application - Rocket Height
This video explains how to determine an inverse trigonometric function for the angle of elevation of a height of a rocket.


Applications of the Inverse Trig Functions To Problems
In this lesson, we'll launch flaming pumpkins super high, and then put out fires in towers -- all while using our trig skills to calculate angles that we need to know.



 

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