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Examples, videos, worksheets, solutions, and activities to help Algebra 2 and Grade 11 students learn how to graph the Sin, Cos, Tan, Sec, Csc, and Cot functions.

Asymptotes of Secant, Cosecant, and Cotangent

To find the x-intercepts and asymptotes of secant, cosecant, and cotangent, rewrite them in terms of sine and cosine. Notice that since secant and cosecant have 1 in the numerator and a trig function in the denominator, they can never equal zero; they do not have x-intercepts. The vertical asymptotes of the three functions are whenever the denominators are zero.

In this lesson we looked at the reciprocal ratios: tan, cot, csc,and sec. Specifically, how to determine the period and find the asymptotes.

Graphing Reciprocal Trig Functions - part 1
Reciprocal Trig Functions - part 2
Reciprocal Trig Functions - part 3

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More Lessons for Grade 11 Math

Math Worksheets

Examples, videos, worksheets, solutions, and activities to help Algebra 2 and Grade 11 students learn how to graph the Sin, Cos, Tan, Sec, Csc, and Cot functions.

Asymptotes of Secant, Cosecant, and Cotangent

To find the x-intercepts and asymptotes of secant, cosecant, and cotangent, rewrite them in terms of sine and cosine. Notice that since secant and cosecant have 1 in the numerator and a trig function in the denominator, they can never equal zero; they do not have x-intercepts. The vertical asymptotes of the three functions are whenever the denominators are zero.

In this lesson we looked at the reciprocal ratios: tan, cot, csc,and sec. Specifically, how to determine the period and find the asymptotes.

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