# Lehrerhandbuch EL-9650 Trigonometrie (Englisch)

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APPLYING
TRIGONOMETRY
SHARP
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D A V I D P. L A W R E N C E
Applying
TRIGONOMETRY
using the
SHARP EL-9600
GRAPHING CALCULATOR
David P. Lawrence
Southwestern Oklahoma State University
This Teaching Resource has been developed specifically for use with the
Sharp EL-9600 graphing calculator. The goal for preparing this book was
to provide mathematics educators with quality teaching materials that
utilize the unique features of the Sharp graphing calculator.
This book, along with the Sharp graphing calculator, offers you and your
students 10 classroom-tested, topic-specific lessons that build skills.
Each lesson includes Introducing the Topic, Calculator Operations, Method
of Teaching, explanations for Using Blackline Masters, For Discussion,
and Additional Problems to solve. Conveniently located in the back of
the book are 36 reproducible Blackline Masters. You’ll find them ideal
for creating handouts, overhead transparencies, or to use as student
activity worksheets for extra practice. Solutions to the Activities are
also included.
We hope you enjoy using this resource book and the Sharp El-9600
graphing calculator in your classroom.
Other books are also available:
Applying STATISTICS using the SHARP EL-9600 Graphing Calculator
Applying PRE-ALGEBRA and ALGEBRA using the SHARP EL-9600 Graphing Calculator
Applying PRE-CALCULUS and CALCULUS using the SHARP EL-9600 Graphing Calculator
Graphing Calculators: Quick & Easy! The SHARP EL-9600
TRIGONOMETRY USING THE SHARP EL-9600
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Dedicated to my grandma, Marjorie Lee
Special thanks to Ms. Marina Ramirez and Ms. Melanie Drozdowski for
their comments and suggestions.
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Copyright © 1998 by Sharp Electronics Corporation.
All rights reserved. This publication may not be reproduced,
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appropriate duplicating equipment to reproduce for classroom use.
First printed in the United States of America in 1998.
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TRIGONOMETRY USING THE SHARP EL-9600
CONTENTS
CHAPTER TOPIC
PAGE
1
Graphs of Trigonometric Functions
1
2
Evaluating Trigonometric Functions
5
3
Graphical Verification of
Formulas and Identities
10
4
Amplitude, Period and Phase Shift
14
5
Inverse Trigonometric Functions
19
6
Solving Trigonometric Equations
23
7
Applications with Right Triangles
29
8
Law of Sines and Law of Cosines
34
9
Area of a Triangle
41
Area of a Circular Sector
47
Blackline Masters
52
Solutions to the Activities
89
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TRIGONOMETRY USING THE SHARP EL-9600
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Chapter one
GRAPHS OF
TRIGONOMETRIC FUNCTIONS
Introducing the Topic
In this chapter, you and your students will learn how to graph trigonometric
functions on the Sharp EL-9600. Graphing trigonometric functions on the
calculator is covered first, so that graphical evaluation of trigonometric
functions may be covered in the next chapter. The trigonometric functions
are often introduced as circular functions with angle measurement in degrees
and radians. The sine and cosine functions are said to map the angle
measurement to the y and x coordinates respectively, of the point on the unit
circle representing the angle. Then, the four additional trigonometric functions
are defined in terms of sine and cosine.
If you let the angle measurement be represented by a horizontal axis (x) and let
the vertical axis (y) represent the function evaluated at the angle, then you can
graph the six trigonometric functions as y = sin x, y = cos x, y = tan x, y = csc x,
y = sec x, and y = cot x.
Graphs of Trigonometric Functions/TRIGONOMETRY USING THE SHARP EL-9600
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Calculator Operations
Turn the calculator on and press Y= . The Y prompts will appear in the viewing
window. Press CL to remove an old Y1 expression. Press ▼
CL to clear
additional expressions. The calculator should be setup in radian measurement,
with rectangular coordinates, and in equation editor mode. To complete this
setup, press 2ndF
SET UP , touch B DRG, double touch 2 Rad, touch
E COORD, double touch 1 Rect, touch G EDITOR, and double touch 1 Equation.
Press 2ndF
QUIT again to exit the menu and return to the Y prompts.
To enter the sine function ( y = sin x ) for Y1, press sin
X/θ/T/n .
Enter the viewing window range by pressing ZOOM , touching E TRIG, and
double touching 1 sin x. This establishes built-in viewing-window range for
graphing the sine function. The window ranges are -2π ≤ x ≤ 2π and -1.55 ≤ y
≤ 1.55. The scale for the x axis is π and the y-axis scale is .5.
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The remaining five trigonometric functions can be graphed similarly.
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Graphs of Trigonometric Functions/TRIGONOMETRY USING THE SHARP EL-9600
Method of Teaching
Use the Blackline Master 1.1 to create an overhead for graphing the sine
function. Go over in detail how to graph a trigonometric function. Follow
the sine function demonstration with the cosecant function demonstration
provided in the sample problem below and on the Blackline Master.
Next, use the Blackline Masters 1.2 through 1.4 to create worksheets for the
students. Have the students graph the remaining four trigonometric functions.
▼
feature by pressing TRACE . Move the tracer by pressing
or
▼
Use the topics For Discussion to supplement the worksheets. Engage the trace
. Tracing
will assist you in discussing the topics.
Using Blackline Master 1.1
The problem discussed above in the Calculator Operations section is presented
on Blackline Master 1.1. The following problem also appears on the
Blackline Master.
Graph the cosecant function by pressing Y=
CL to remove an old Y1
expression. To enter the cosecant function for Y1, press MATH , you may
need to touch A CALC if the menu is not already there. Double touch 10 csc,
and press X/θ/T/n . Use the sine function's built-in viewing range, and press
GRAPH to view the graph.
Graphs of Trigonometric Functions/TRIGONOMETRY USING THE SHARP EL-9600
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For Discussion
You and your students can use the calculator to discuss:
(1) intervals where the functions increase and decrease,
(2) domain and range of the functions,
(3) the periodicity of the functions, and
(4) which part of the horizontal axis represents each quadrant.
The trace feature will allow you to move along the curve to see where the
function is increasing and decreasing, to see the values associated with limits
on the domain and range, to see the period of a function, and to explore the
quadrant "markers" on the x-axis.
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Graphs of Trigonometric Functions/TRIGONOMETRY USING THE SHARP EL-9600
Chapter two
EVALUATING TRIGONOMETRIC
FUNCTIONS
Introducing the Topic
In this chapter, you and your students will learn how to evaluate trigonometric
functions directly in radians or degrees, and graphically through the tracing feature.
Calculator Operations
To evaluate sin 45° directly, you will turn the calculator on and press
+ –
× ÷
to
enter computation mode. Press CL to clear the viewing window of any old
expressions. To evaluate trigonometric functions in degrees, you can set the
calculator to operate in degrees by pressing 2ndF
and double touch 1 Deg. Press 2ndF
sin 45° you will press sin
4
5
SET UP , touch B DRG,
QUIT to exit the menu. Now, to find the
ENTER .
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To approximate sin 45° graphically, you will press Y= followed by CL to clear
an old expression for Y1. Enter the function sin x by pressing sin
X/θ/T/n .
To view the graph press ZOOM , touch E TRIG, and double touch 1 sin x.
x = 45° by pressing
▼
Now, engage the trace by pressing TRACE and moving the tracer near
.
With the cursor located near x = 45°, you can zoom in to find a better
approximate for the y value. First, set the factors for zooming by pressing
ZOOM , touching B FACTOR, and pressing ENTER
5
ENTER
5
ENTER .
These larger values will accelerate the zooming in. Now, press ZOOM , touch
A ZOOM, and double touch 3 In to zoom in on the cursor. Once again, trace
over near x = 45°. Zoom in two more times to see a better approximation.
π
+
To find sin 3 directly, you will turn the calculator on and press × –÷ to enter
computation mode. Press CL to clear the viewing window of any old
expressions. To evaluate trigonometric functions in radian mode, you can set
the calculator to operate in radians by pressing 2ndF
SET UP , touching
B DRG, and double touching 2 Rad. Press 2ndF QUIT to exit the menu.
Now, to find sin π you will press sin 2ndF π a/b 3 ENTER .
3
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Evaluating Trigonometric Functions/TRIGONOMETRY USING THE SHARP EL-9600
π
graphically, you will press Y= followed by CL to clear
3
an old expression for Y1. Enter the function sin x by pressing sin X/θ/T/n .
To approximate sin
View the graph by pressing ZOOM , touching E TRIG, double touching 1 sin x.
π
Now, engage the trace by pressing TRACE and tracing near x = = 1.047.
3
With the cursor located near x = 1.047, you can zoom in to find a better
approximation for the y value. Press ZOOM , touch A ZOOM, and double
touch 3 In to zoom in on the cursor. Once again, trace over near x = 1.047.
Zoom in one more time to see an even better approximation.
Evaluating Trigonometric Functions/TRIGONOMETRY USING THE SHARP EL-9600
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Method of Teaching
Use Blackline Master 2.1 to create an overhead or handout for direct and
graphical evaluation of trigonometric functions. Demonstrate the procedure
changes for radian measurement. Remind the students of the location of
cosecant, secant, and cotangent within the MATH menu.
Next, use the Blackline Masters 2.2 through 2.4 to create worksheets for the
students. Have the students evaluate the six trigonometric functions directly
and graphically for the various degree and radian measurements. Use the
topics For Discussion to supplement the worksheets.
Using Blackline Master 2.2
π
The following problem appears on Blackline Master 2.2. Evaluate sec 4 directly
in degree mode. Press +× –÷ CL to enter computation mode and clear the home
screen. Press 2ndF
SET UP to verify the calculator is in degree mode. If it is
not, change it to degree mode. Press 2ndF
QUIT to exit the menu. Enter and
09 sec, pressing 2ndF
π
a/b
4
▼
evaluate the expression by pressing MATH , touching A CALC, double touching
MATH , touching E ANGLE, double
touching 4 r, and pressing ENTER .
Evaluate tan 20° graphically. Press Y= and press CL to remove an old
expression for Y1. Press 2ndF
SET UP to verify the calculator is in degree
mode. If it is not, change it. Press 2ndF
function tan x for Y1 by pressing tan
QUIT to exit the menu. Enter the
X/θ/T/n . Instead of graphing the
function in the default viewing window for tangent, press WINDOW adjust the
Xmin and Xmax to 10° and 30° (value of interest ± 10° ) respectively to start out
closer to the value of interest. Set the Xscl = 1. Press ZOOM , touch A ZOOM,
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Evaluating Trigonometric Functions/TRIGONOMETRY USING THE SHARP EL-9600
and double touch 1 Auto to view the graph. Now, engage the trace by pressing
TRACE . Notice the tracer appears at x = 20° since it is the middle of the
x values.
For Discussion
Students can calculate sin 25° in radian mode by pressing sin
2
5
MATH ,
touching E ANGLE, double touching 1°, and pressing ENTER . Students can
store a graph with a particular viewing window for repeated use by using the
StoGD command in the DRAW menu. For more detail, refer to the EL-9600
Owner's Manual. Discuss the use of the negative sign like cos (–10°). This is the
first assignment that uses a negative angle. Also remind them of the difference
between the negative key (a short dash within parentheses) and the minus key
(no parentheses).
Additional Problems
Evaluate the following directly:
(1) cos 27°
(2) cot 52°
5π
(3) sec 3
Evaluate the following graphically:
(4) sin 107°
π
(5) tan 7
5π
(6) csc 4
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Chapter three
GRAPHICAL VERIFICATION OF
FORMULAS AND IDENTITIES
Introducing the Topic
In this chapter, you and your students will learn how to verify trigonometric
formulas and identities graphically. The left and right sides of an equality can be
graphed by the calculator as Y1 and Y2. Verification is made by viewing Y1 and
Y2 as the same graph, hence equivalent expressions.
Calculator Operations
To verify the double angle formula sin 2θ = 2 sin θ cos θ, you will graph the "sin
2θ" as Y1 = sin (2x) and the "2 sin θ cos θ" as Y2 = 2 sin x cos x and show that
they are in fact the same graph. To do this you will turn the calculator on and
press Y= . Press CL to clear Y1 of an old expression. Press ▼
CL to clear
additional expressions. Make sure the calculator is in radian mode by pressing
2ndF
SET UP , touch B DRG, and double touch 2 Rad. Press 2ndF
QUIT
to exit the menu.
Now enter sin (2x) for Y1 by pressing sin
(
and the 2 sin x cos x for Y2 by pressing 2
sin
2
X/θ/T/n
X/θ/T/n
on the screen, touch 6 2π<X,<2π, touch
10
➧
–
cos
ENTER
X/θ/T/n
EZ , touch 5, touch
➧
ENTER . Set your viewing window by pressing WINDOW
)
on the screen, and touch 5 –5<Y<5.
Graphical Verification of Formulas and Identities/TRIGONOMETRY USING THE SHARP EL-9600
To verify the identity sin2 θ + cos2 θ = 1, you will graph the "sin2 θ + cos2 θ" as
Y1 = sin2 x + cos2 x and the "1" as Y2 = 1, and show that they are the same
graph. To do this press Y= to access the Y1 prompt. Press CL to clear Y1 of
an old expression, and enter the sin2 x + cos2 x for Y1 by pressing (
b
sin
▼
b
+
(
1 for Y2 by pressing CL
1
ENTER . Press GRAPH to view the graph.
X/θ/T/n
)
a
2
cos
X/θ/T/n
)
a
2
ENTER . Enter the
Method of Teaching
Use Blackline Master 3.1 to create an overhead or handout for graphically
verifying trigonometric formulas and identities. Demonstrate the process
of entering the equality's left- and right-hand expressions and when
necessary, emphasize the intervals where functions are positive or negative
(as demonstrated in Using Blackline Master 3.2). Next, use the Blackline Masters
3.3 through 3.5 to create worksheets for the students. Have the students verify
the various formulas and identities. Use the topics For Discussion to supplement
the worksheets.
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Using Blackline Master 3.2
The following problem appears on Blackline Master 3.2. Verify the half angle
θ
formula cos 2 = ±√(1 + cos θ2 ). To verify the formula, you will graph the “cos
θ
x
√ 1 + cos θ ” as Y2 = ± √ 1 + cos θ and show that they
2 ” as Y1 = cos 2 and the “±
2
2
are in fact the same graph. In this problem, you will need to limit your domain
or x values to intervals where cosine is either negative or positive and enter the
appropriate radical for Y2.
To do this, you will turn the calculator on and press Y= . Press CL
to clear Y1 of an old expression.
x
Now enter the cos 2 for Y1 by pressing cos X/θ/T/n a/b 2 ENTER and
1 + cos x
the
for Y2 (limiting to where cosine is positive) by pressing CL
2
x
2ndF √
a/b 1 + cos X/θ/T/n ▼ 2 ENTER . Cos 2 will be
positive for a viewing window of 0 < x < π . Enter this viewing window by
pressing WINDOW 0 ENTER 2ndF π ENTER 2ndF π ÷ 2 ENTER
(–)
3
ENTER
3
ENTER
1
ENTER . Press GRAPH to view the graphs.
Notice they appear as one graph.
To verify the formula for where cosine is negative, press Y= ▼ to access the
x
Y2 prompt and press (–) to insert a negative in front of the radical. Cos 2 will
be negative for a viewing window of π< x < 3π. Enter this viewing window by
pressing WINDOW
2ndF
π
ENTER
3
2ndF
π
ENTER .
Press GRAPH to view the graphs. Notice they appear as one graph.
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Graphical Verification of Formulas and Identities/TRIGONOMETRY USING THE SHARP EL-9600
For Discussion
Students can use the calculators to discuss how "toggling" (using the ▲ and
▼ keys while tracing) between Y1 and Y2 verifies the same values for both Y1
and Y2, and they can explore what happens when they do not limit the domain
on those problems with ± parts (they see two graphs).
Additional Problems
Verify the following formulas and identities graphically.
1. cos 2θ = cos2 θ – sin2 θ
2. 1 + cot2 θ = csc2 θ
3. sin2 θ cot2 θ = (1 + sin θ)(1 – sin θ)
Graphical Verification of Formulas and Identities/TRIGONOMETRY USING THE SHARP EL-9600
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Chapter four
AMPLITUDE, PERIOD,
AND PHASE SHIFT
Introduction
In this chapter, you and your students will learn how to modify trigonometric
functions by constants. If you multiply sine or cosine by a constant A, then
every value of the function is multiplied by A. The maximum absolute value of
the sine or cosine function is 1. Therefore, Asin θ and Acos θ will have a
maximum value of |A|. The value of |A| is called the amplitude of the functions
y = Asin x and y = Acos x, and is the distance sine and cosine rises and falls
above the x-axis. Multiplication of the function by A will stretch or shrink the
curve vertically. |A| > 1 will stretch the curve while an |A| between 0 and 1
will shrink the curve. The tangent function does not have an amplitude because
π
tangent increases without bound as θ approaches values such as 2 .
If we multiply the argument θ by a constant k within a trigonometric function,
then every measure of an angle θ is multiplied by k. Multiplication of θ will
stretch or shrink the curve horizontally. A value of k > 1 will shrink the curve
while a value of k between 0 and 1 will stretch the curve. The stretching and
shrinking of a curve horizontally effects the function's period. The new periods
π
2π
will be
for sine, cosine, secant and cosecant, and k for tangent and cotangent.
k
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Amplitude, Period, and Phase Shift/TRIGONOMETRY USING THE SHARP EL-9600
If we add a constant c to the argument θ within a trigonometric function, then
every measure of an angle θ is increased by c. Addition of c will shift the
function left or right. A c > 0 will shift the function to the left while a c < 0 will
shift the function to the right.
If we combine both the multiplication by a constant k and the addition of a
constant c to the argument θ (sin (kθ + c)), then the movement of the function
left or right with respect to the period change is called the phase shift. The
-c
c
value for this shift is . A c > 0 will shift the function
units to the left while a
k
k
c
c < 0 will shift the function
units to the right.
k
Calculator Operations
To investigate changes in amplitude, you will use the SHIFT/CHANGE feature of
the graphing calculator. Press 2ndF
SHIFT/CHANGE , touch B CHANGE, and
double touch 5 Y=sin X. Double touch the screen at Y = 3, above the box with
the arrows. Notice the new function Y = 3 sin X is displayed. Press ENTER to
place the new function in the list.
Double touch the screen at Y = -2, below the box with the arrows. Notice the
new function Y = -2 sin X is displayed. Press ENTER to place the new function
in the list.
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Touch the top of the right side of the screen and the list of three functions will
be displayed. The function Y = sin X is highlighted on the right side of the
screen, and the graph is darkened on the left side of the screen. Press ▼ to
move from one graph to the next. Observe and note the changes in sin X when
you change the amplitude.
Method of Teaching
Use Blackline Master 4.1 to create an overhead or handout for demonstrating
changes in amplitude. Next use Blackline Masters 4.2 and 4.3 to create worksheets to demonstrate changes in period and phase shift. For analysis of period,
demonstrate the process of entering a "standard" trigonometric function for Y1
and a changed function for Y2. Use the trace feature to verify the new period.
For analysis of phase shift, demonstrate the use of SHIFT feature. Use the topics
For Discussion to supplement the worksheets.
Using Blackline Masters 4.2 and 4.3
The following problems appear on Blackline Masters 4.2 and 4.3. To investigate
the change in a trigonometric function by multiplying the argument θ by 2, press
Y=
CL to access and clear Y1 of an old expression. Make sure the calculator
is in radian mode by pressing 2ndF
2 Rad. Press 2ndF
SET UP , touch B DRG, and double touch
QUIT to exit the menu.
Now, enter sin x for Y1 by pressing sin
Y2 by pressing CL
sin
(
2
X/θ/T/n
X/θ/T/n
)
ENTER and the sin (2x) for
ENTER . Set your viewing
window by pressing ZOOM , touching E TRIG, and double touching 1 sin x.
Note the change in the second graph versus the first graph. Engage the trace to
show the period has changed from 2π to π.
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3π
to the
2
SHIFT/CHANGE , touch A SHIFT, and double touch
To investigate the change in a trigonometric function by subtracting
argument θ, press 2ndF
6 Y=sin X. Double touch the screen at X = 3π/2 to the right of the box with the
arrows. Notice the new function Y = sin (X - 3π/2) is displayed. Press ENTER
to place the new function in the list.
Double touch the screen at Y = -2, below the box with the arrows. Notice the
new function Y = sin (X - 3π/2) – 2 is displayed. Press ENTER to place the new
function in the list. Touch the top of the right side of the screen and the list of
three functions will be displayed. The function Y = sin X is highlighted on the
right side of the screen, and the graph is darkened on the left side of the screen.
Press ▼ to move from one graph to the next. Observe and note the changes in
sin X when you change the phase shift.
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For Discussion
Students can use the calculators to discuss why tangent does not have an
amplitude, the period and period changes of tangent, the phase shifts for
tangent, and what happens when you multiply tangent by a constant.
Additional Problems
Use the following to demonstrate the period, period changes and phase
shifts for tangent.
(1) Compare tan θ with (-2)tan θ
(2) Compare tan θ with tan θ
3
π
(3) Compare tan θ with tan (θ – 2 )
(4) Compare tan θ with tan (θ +
18
π
)+2
2
Amplitude, Period, and Phase Shift/TRIGONOMETRY USING THE SHARP EL-9600
Chapter five
INVERSE TRIGONOMETRIC
FUNCTIONS
Introducing the Topic
In this chapter, you and your students will learn how to compute and graph
inverse trigonometric functions. The inverse is found by interchanging the
range and domain of the trigonometric function. Thus, the domain of the
trigonometric function becomes the range of the inverse and the range of the
trigonometric function becomes the domain of the inverse.
For example, the sine function has IR as its domain and -1 ≤ y ≤ 1 as its range.
Therefore, the inverse of the sine function (arcsine or inverse sine) will have
-1 ≤ x ≤ 1 as its domain and IR as its range. Notice, like some algebraic functions,
the inverse of trigonometric function will not be a function. This is due to
periodicity of the trigonometric function's domain extends to the inverse's
range. Thus, one value in the inverse's domain will correspond to more than
one value in the inverse's range. To make the inverse a function, you will limit
the domain of the trigonometric function so it forms a one-to-one function.
Limit the domain of the sine and tangent functions to -π/2 ≤ x ≤ π/2, and limit the
cosine function to 0 ≤ x ≤ π . These limited domains result in one-to-one functions
whose inverses are functions. The values within these limited domains are called
the principal values. Notations for "inverse sine" are "arcsin" and "sin–1 ".
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When asked to mentally find arcsin (1), you will typically ask yourself the
question: "Sine of what angle (within the principal values) will give me 1?"
The calculator does this computation very quickly for you.
When graphing an inverse function by hand, you would swap the limited domain
and the complete range values of the trigonometric function to form the inverse
function. Once again, the calculator does this swap quickly for you.
Calculator Operations
To compute inverse trigonometric functions you will turn the calculator on
and press
+ –
× ÷
CL to enter computation mode and clear the home screen.
The computations can be done in degrees and radians.
Let's do the first one in degrees by pressing 2ndF
and double touching 1 Deg. Press 2ndF
(.5), press 2ndF
sin-1
•
5
QUIT to exit the menu. To find sin –1
ENTER . The answer of 30° is shown below.
To graph the inverse sine function, press Y=
prompt. Press ENTER
by pressing 2ndF
sin-1
SET UP , touching B DRG,
CL to access and clear the Y1
CL to clear additional Y prompts. Enter sin-1 x for Y1
X/θ/T/n
ENTER . Set your viewing window by
pressing ZOOM , touching E TRIG, and double touching 4 sin-1 x.
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Inverse Trigonometric Functions/TRIGONOMETRY USING THE SHARP EL-9600
Method of Teaching
Use Blackline Masters 5.1 and 5.2 to create overheads or handouts for
demonstrating the computation and graphing of inverse trigonometric functions.
Demonstrate the process in both radian and degree modes.
Next, use the Blackline Master 5.3 to create a work sheet for the students. Have
the students compute and graph inverse trigonometric functions. Use the topics
For Discussion to supplement the worksheets.
Using Blackline Master 5.2
The following problems appear on Blackline Master 5.2. To compute inverse
trigonometric functions you will turn the calculator on and press
+ –
× ÷
CL to
enter computation mode. The computations can be done in degrees and
radians. Let's do this one in radians by pressing 2ndF
B DRG, double touching 2 Rad. Press 2ndF
-1
sin (.4), press 2ndF
-1
sin
•
4
SET UP , touching
QUIT to exit the menu. To find
ENTER . The answer of .4115 radians is
shown below. To find the result in terms of π press ÷
2ndF
π
ENTER .
So, .4115 radians is equal to .13099π.
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To graph the inverse cosine function, press Y=
-1
prompt. Enter cos x for Y1 by pressing 2ndF
CL to access and clear the Y1
cos-1
X/θ/T/n
ENTER .
Set your viewing window by pressing ZOOM , touching E TRIG, and double
touching 5 cos-1 x.
For Discussion
Students can use the calculators to discuss the mirror imagery of a trigonometric function and its inverse across y = x, and the composition of a trigonometric
function with its inverse. Demonstrate to the students the location of inverse
secant, inverse cosecant, and inverse cotangent within the MATH menu.
Additional Problems
Compute the following:
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1. sin-1 (-.7) =
_______________ degrees
2. cos-1 (.5) =
_______________ degrees
3. tan-1 (-2) =
_______________ degrees
4. csc-1 (-2) =
_______________ degrees
5. sin-1 (.2) =
_______________ radians
6. cos-1 (-.6) =
_______________ radians
7. tan-1 (3) =
_______________ radians
8. cot-1 (3) =
_______________ radians
9. sec-1 (1.5) =
_______________ radians
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Chapter six
SOLVING TRIGONOMETRIC
EQUATIONS
Introducing the Topic
In this chapter, you and your students will learn how to solve trigonometric
equations graphically. A trigonometric equation is an equation involving a
trigonometric function. Usually, trigonometric equations are solved for the principal values for each function. These values are -π/2 ≤ x ≤ π/2 for sine and tangent,
and 0 ≤ x ≤ π for cosine. The other solutions will then be the integral multiples of
the function's period. Some trigonometric equations will have no solutions.
To solve an equation graphically, you will graph the left side of the equation as
Y1 and the right side as Y2. In the case where the right side of the equation is
zero, you will graph the left side as Y1 and solve for the intercepts. The point(s)
of intersection will be the solutions to the equation.
Calculator Operations
To solve a trigonometric equation graphically, you will turn the calculator on
and press Y=
CL to access and clear Y1 of an old expression. Solving can be
done in degrees and radians. Let's do the first one in degrees by pressing 2ndF
SET UP , touching B DRG, and double touching 1 Deg. Press 2ndF
2
X/θ/T/n
)
b
a
2
▼
exit the menu. To find the solutions of 3sin x – 4sin x + 1 = 0, press 3
–
4
sin
X/θ/T/n
+
1
QUIT to
(
sin
ENTER .
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Set your viewing window to the principal values for sine by pressing WINDOW
(–) 9 0 ENTER 9 0 ENTER 1 0 ENTER (–) 1 ENTER 1
ENTER
1
ENTER . Press GRAPH to view the graph.
You will first learn how to zoom in to find a solution to the equation. You need
to save this original graph and viewing window by pressing ZOOM , touching
G STO, and double touching 1 StoWin. This will allow you to return to this
original screen after zooming in to find the first x intercept. Set the zoom
factors by pressing ZOOM , touching B FACTOR, pressing ENTER
5
5
ENTER
ENTER . Press GRAPH to exit the menu and return to the graph. These
larger factors will expedite the zooming in or zooming out that you desire to do.
near this intercept by continuing to press the
▼
To find the left intercept, press TRACE to engage the trace and move the cursor
key. Your graph should look
like the following one:
Now, press ZOOM , touch A ZOOM, and double touch 3 In to zoom in on the
▼
left intercept and solution of this equation. Press TRACE and
to trace near
and approximate the intercept. As the graph below shows, the first solution is
approximately 19.4°.
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Return to the original screen by pressing ZOOM , touching H RCL, and double
touching 1 RclWin. To find the right intercept, press TRACE and move the
tracer near the intercept. Notice the intercept is 90°.
Method of Teaching
Use Blackline Masters 6.1 and 6.2 to create overheads or handouts for
demonstrating the solving of trigonometric equations graphically. Demonstrate
both the solving by zooming described above in Calculator Operations and the
CALC feature demonstrated in Using Blackline Master 6.2. In addition, solve
equations in both radian and degree modes.
Next, use the Blackline Master 6.3 to create a worksheet for the students.
Have the students find the solutions to the trigonometric equations through
zooming and calculation in both radian and degree modes. Use the topics
For Discussion to supplement the worksheets.
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Using Blackline Master 6.2
To solve a trigonometric equation graphically using the CALC feature of the
Sharp graphing calculator, you will turn the calculator on and press Y=
CL
to access and clear Y1 of an old expression. Solving can be done in degrees and
radians. Let's do this one in radians by pressing 2ndF
B DRG, and double touching 2 Rad. Press 2ndF
QUIT to exit the menu.
2
2
▼
To find the solutions of 2 sin x – cos x – 1 = 0, press 2
ab
–
cos
X/θ/T/n
–
1
SET UP , touching
(
sin
X/θ/T/n
)
ENTER .
Set your viewing window to the principal values for sine and cosine by pressing
WINDOW (–) 2ndF π ÷ 2 ENTER 2ndF π ENTER 2ndF π ÷
4
ENTER
(–)
1
ENTER
1
ENTER
1
ENTER . Press GRAPH to view
the graph.
To "calculate" an intercept (solution), press 2ndF
CALC and double touch
5 X_Incpt. You can calculate another intercept by pressing 2ndF
CALC
and double touching 5 X_Incpt again.
Pressing 2ndF
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CALC and double touching 5 X_Incpt will find the third solution.
Solving Trigonometric Equations/TRIGONOMETRY USING THE SHARP EL-9600
To solve a trigonometric equation with functions on both the left and right sides
of the equality, you will press Y=
CL
to access and clear Y1 of an old
expression. To find the solutions of 2tan x sin x + 2 sin x = tan x + 1 you will
enter the left side of the equality for Y1 and the right side for Y2. To enter the
left side as Y1, press 2
tan
X/θ/T/n
sin
X/θ/T/n
ENTER . To enter the right side as Y2, press tan
+
X/θ/T/n
2
sin
+
1
X/θ/T/n
ENTER .
Set your viewing window to the combined principal values by pressing
WINDOW (–) 2ndF π ÷ 2 ENTER 2ndF π ENTER 2ndF π
÷
4
ENTER
(–)
2
ENTER
2
ENTER
1
ENTER . Press GRAPH
to view the graph.
There appears to be four solutions to the equation. To "calculate" the
intersections (solutions), press TRACE , move the tracer right until it appears
on the screen, and press 2ndF
CALC and double touch 2 Intsct. You can
calculate the next intersection by pressing 2ndF
CALC and double touch
2 Intsct again. Shown below are two of the solutions (in radians) found by the
CALC feature.
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Calculate two more times to find the third and fourth solutions.
Note that 2.3562 radians is an integral multiple of -.7854 radians. Therefore,
there are three solutions -.7854, .5236, and 2.618.
For Discussion
Students can use the calculators to verify the additional solutions at integral
multiples of the function's period.
Additional Problems
Solve the following equations using either the zoom or CALC feature:
1. 2cos2 x – 5cos x + 2 = 0 (in degrees)
2. tan 2 x = cot x (in degrees)
3. 2cos2 x = sin x + 1 (in degrees)
4. 3tan2 x + 4sec x + 4 = 0 (in radians)
5. cos x tan x – sin2 x = 0 (in radians)
6. 2sin x cos x + 4sin x = cos x + 2 (in radians)
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Chapter seven
APPLICATIONS WITH
RIGHT TRIANGLES
Introducing the Topic
The earliest applications of trigonometry involved solving right triangles.
In this chapter, you and your students will explore the use of graphics
calculator, particularly the SOLVER feature, in finding the solution to
problems involving applications with right triangles.
Calculator Operations
Before using the calculator to solve problems in this chapter, set the calculator
to operate in degrees by pressing 2ndF
touching 1 Deg. Press 2ndF
SET UP , touching B DRG, and double
QUIT to exit the set up menu.
Historically, the six trigonometric functions were defined in relation to a right triangle.
A
C
C
csc θ = A
B
cos θ = C
C
sec θ = B
tan θ = A
B
B
cot θ = A
sin θ =
C
)θ
B
A
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Given that A = 3 and C = 6, find B and θ using the SOLVER. To access the
SOLVER, press 2ndF
SOLVER , and press CL to delete any equation that may
appear on the screen.
▼
A
Type in the equation sin θ = C with the keystrokes sin ALPHA θ ALPHA
= a/b ALPHA A
ALPHA C . Press 2ndF SOLVER , touch
A METHOD, and double touch 1 Equation to choose the Equation solver.
Press ENTER and see the list of variables:
Press ▼ to move the blinking cursor over the A and press 3
ENTER . Type in the
value of C by pressing 6 ENTER . Solve for θ by pressing ▲ ▲ 2ndF EXE .
▼
sin. Press
▼
▼
To use the SOLVER to find B, edit the current equation to the new equation cos
A
B
θ = . Do this by pressing CL CL to display the current equation sin θ = C .
C
With the cursor over the s in sin, press cos to insert cos. Press DEL to delete
to move the cursor over the A in the numerator of the
fraction. Press ALPHA
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B to insert B. Press DEL to delete A.
Applications with Right Triangles/TRIGONOMETRY USING THE SHARP EL-9600
Press ENTER to see the variable list. The value for θ and C will remain as
before. Press ▼ to position the cursor over the B and press 2ndF
EXE
to find B.
Method of Teaching
Use Blackline Master 7.1 to create an overhead or handout for using the SOLVER
in applications with right triangles. Next, use Blackline Masters 7.2 and 7.3 to
create worksheets for the students. Point out to the students that the SOLVER
is an alternative to the methods of solution introduced in Chapter 5. Use the
topics For Discussion to supplement the worksheets.
While in the SOLVER, press 2ndF
SOLVER , touch A METHOD and notice that
the SOLVER utilizes three methods of solving equations. The Equation method
is discussed in this chapter. The Graphic and Newton methods will be
discussed in Chapter 8.
Using Blackline Master 7.2
A rectangle has length 16 cm and width 8.6 cm. Find the degree measure of
angle A. Determine the length of the diagonal of the rectangle.
8.6
A (
16
Press
+ –
× ÷
2ndF
SOLVER to access the SOLVER, and press CL to delete the
equation that is on the screen. Enter the equation tan θ = A by pressing tan
B
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θ
ALPHA
=
a/b
ALPHA
A
▼
ALPHA
ALPHA
B . Press ENTER
to view the variable list, and enter 8.6 for A and 16 for B. (The value of θ will be
listed as the one that was used in the previously entered equation.) Position the
cursor over θ and press 2ndF
EXE to find θ.
To determine the length of the diagonal of the rectangle, return to the equation
by pressing CL CL and edit the current equation to read sin θ = A .
C
The value of θ should be as before, so enter 8.6 for A and solve for C.
For Discussion
Students can edit a current equation in the SOLVER to a new equation instead
of clearing the current equation and typing in the new equation.
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Additional Problems
Problems 1-5 use the following figure:
U
β
θ
)
C
A
T
R
S
)
α
B
1. If θ=42° and U=8, find T.
2. If α=25° and U=16, find S+T.
3. If R=10 and S=8, find the degree measure of α.
4. If S=2, R=3.5, and U=4.8, find T.
5. Is it possible for the distance between points C and D to be 4 if S=2
and R=3.5? Explain why or why not.
6. A farmer wants to put a fence around the perimeter of a flat field that is in
the shape of a right triangle. One angle of the triangle is 42° and the length
of the side opposite this angle is 60 meters. Find the length of fencing that is
required to enclose the field.
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Chapter eight
LAW OF SINES AND
LAW OF COSINES
Introducing the Topic
Chapter 7 considered techniques of finding the solution to problems involving
right triangles. This chapter explores using the calculator with the Law of Sines
and Law of Cosines. These two laws relate the angles and lengths of the sides
of any triangle and have been used for many centuries in solving practical
problems such as those that occur in map making, navigation, and surveying.
Calculator Operations
Before using the calculator to solve problems in this chapter, set the calculator
to operate in degrees by pressing 2ndF
touching 1 Deg. Press 2ndF
SET UP , touching B DRG, and double
QUIT to exit the set up screen.
The Law of Sines states that the ratio of the lengths of the sides of a triangle to
each other is the same as the ratio of the sines of the angles opposite the sides.
That is, if A, B, and C are the measures of the three angles of a triangle and X, Y,
(
and Z are respectively the lengths of the three sides opposite those angles, then:
Z
B
A
X
(
C
sin A = sin B = sin C
Z
Y
X
(
Y
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You will find the SOLVER very useful when using the Law of Sines or Law of
Cosines. To access the SOLVER, press 2ndF
SOLVER , and press CL to delete
any equation that may appear on the screen. To use the SOLVER with the Law of
Sines, you can enter any of the following three equivalent statements:
sin A = sin C
X
Z
sin A = sin B
X
Y
sin B = sin C
Y
Z
B
ALPHA
ALPHA
A
ALPHA
X
▼
sin
▼
a/b
▼
Since you can label the sides and the angles of any triangle to correspond to one
of these three statements, choose one, say sin A = sin B , and enter it with
X
Y
the keystrokes:
ALPHA
=
a/b
sin
ALPHA
Y
Since you will be using this formula many times as you work through this
chapter, store it into memory by pressing 2ndF
SOLVER , touching C SAVE,
pressing ENTER , and typing in a name of your choice, say LAWSINES by
pressing L
A
W
S
I
N
E
S . Note that the cursor is automatically
set to ALPHA, so you can just type letters. Press ENTER to store the formula.
The equation you have stored will reappear on the screen.
Press 2ndF
SOLVER , touch A METHOD, double touch 1 Equation to choose the
Equation Solver. Press ENTER , and you see the list of variables for your equation.
You may see values other than zero.
y
Consider the triangle shown on the right.
What is the value of y? What is the value of z?
A=95°
z
B=48°
x = 15
With the blinking cursor over the A, type in 95 and press ENTER .
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Next type 15 for x, the length of the side opposite the 95°, and press ENTER .
Enter 48 for B in the same manner. Solve for y by positioning the blinking cursor
over the y and press 2ndF
EXE . The y turns out to be about 11.19.
Use the fact that the sum of the angles in any triangle is 180° to find 37° as the
measure of the angle opposite side z. You can now apply methods in Chapter 7
to edit the current equation to one involving a known side and side z, say
sin A = sin C , or you can work with the current equation using B = 37 and
X
Z
y = z. In either case, you should find z = 9.06.
This problem could also be solved using the Graphic Solver. Press 2ndF
SOLVER , touch A METHOD, double touch 3 Graphic to choose the Graphic
Solver. Enter the known quantities for the first part of this example: angle A
measures 95°, side x is of length 15, and angle B measures 48°. (To start the
problem from the beginning, enter 0 for y). Use ▼
to position the cursor over
the unknown quantity, y. To begin the solution process press 2ndF
EXE and
you will see:
You must enter the range values for the unknown (from BEGIN to END) within
which you expect to find the solution. Let the BEGIN = 5 by pressing 5
ENTER .
Enter a value for END that you do not expect y to exceed, say 25, by pressing
2
5
ENTER . Press 2ndF
EXE and an autoscaled plot will be drawn
showing graphs of the left and right sides of the current equation.
The calculator will now display a blinking box in the upper right-hand corner of
the viewing screen while it looks for the intersection of the two graphs. If one is
found, the solution is displayed at the bottom of the screen.
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Consider another example. Suppose the length of the side of a triangle opposite
a 65° angle is 4 and another side is of length 12.
Find the measure of the angle opposite the side of length 12. Press CL to view
the variable list. Enter A = 65, x = 4, and y = 12. Position the cursor on B and
press 2ndF
EXE to solve for the unknown angle. Since any angle of a triangle
is between 0° and 180°, enter these values for BEGIN and END.
Press 2ndF
EXE and you will see that the graphs of the left- and right-hand
A
sides of the equation sin = sin B do not intersect.
x
y
The message “No solution” in window is then displayed at the bottom of the
screen. If you get this message when using the Graphic Solver, you should
enter another BEGIN and/or END within which the Graphic Solver will search
for solutions. In this case, however, you have included from BEGIN to END all
possible values for the measure of angle B. Thus, there is no triangle that could
have the indicated measures.
You can algebraically confirm this fact by noticing that sin B = (Y sin A)/X= 3 sin
65° = 2.719 >1 which is of course, impossible.
The Law of Cosines is helpful in solving problems when the lengths of two sides
and the angle between those sides is known or when the lengths of all three sides
are known. This law says that the square of the length of any one side of a
triangle equals the sum of the squares of the lengths of the other two sides minus
twice the product of the lengths of the other two sides and the cosine of the
angle between those sides. That is, if x, y, and z are the lengths of the three sides
of a triangle and θ is the angle between the two sides of lengths x and y, then:
z2 = x2 + y2 – 2xy cos θ
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Access the SOLVER with 2ndF
SOLVER (or press CL twice if you are still in
the SOLVER). Press CL to delete the current equation. Return to the Equation
Solver by pressing 2ndF
SOLVER , touch A METHOD, and double touch
1 Equation. Next enter the Law of Cosines with the keystrokes:
Z
x2
ALPHA
ALPHA
X
×
ALPHA
2
=
ALPHA
ALPHA
Y
×
X
cos
x2
+
ALPHA
ALPHA
Y
x2
–
θ
Store this equation in the calculator using the method outlined to store the Law
of Sines.
Suppose you are given a triangle in which two sides of lengths 13 cm and 8 cm
enclose a 50° angle. Find the length of the third side of the triangle.
To find the solution using the Law of Cosines, press ENTER to view the list of
variables: Z, X, Y, and θ. Press ▼ to position the cursor on X and enter 13.
Next, enter 8 for Y and 50 for θ. Press ▲ to move the cursor over Z and press
0
ENTER . Press 2ndF
EXE to solve for Z. Notice that the Equation Solver
has automatically changed to the Newton Solver.
The calculator has chosen this method of solution since the equation is such
that a simple rearrangement of the variables will not produce a value for the
unknown. The Newton method uses iterations to approximate the root of the
equation. You should supply an initial estimate of the solution in the START
position (0 is the default value) and a step size STEP (.001 is the default value)
that the SOLVER uses to determine successive estimates.
Press 2ndF
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EXE to find the solution.
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(If you receive an error message while using the Newton Solver, set the START
value at your estimate of the solution and try slightly increasing the STEP
value.) The method is continued until the left side and right side of the equation
are within a defined tolerance.
Since the left and right sides of the equation are displayed as equal values, and
the L – R = 0, the NEWTON SOLVER has found a solution that is correct to the
limits of the calculator’s accuracy.
Method of Teaching
Use Blackline Master 8.1 to create an overhead or handout for using the Graphic
Solver with the Law of Sines. Use Blackline Master 8.2 to create an overhead or
handout for using the Newton Solver with the Law of Cosines. Demonstrate the
procedure to store each of these equations in the calculator memory for later recall.
Next, use Blackline Master 8.3 to create a worksheet for the students. Remind
them that some problems may be solved by a variety of methods. If information
is not available to obtain a good estimate of START in the Newton Solver,
students may find it more convenient to work with the Graphic Solver.
Use the topics For Discussion to supplement the worksheets. Retrieving
(loading) and renaming equations that have been stored in the calculator
is discussed in the owner's manual.
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Using Blackline Master 8.3
The problems discussed in the Calculator Operations section are presented on
Blackline Masters 8.1 and 8.2. Problem 1 on Blackline Master 8.3 involves the
angles of elevation of the sun. Remind students that the angle of elevation is
the angle, measured upward from the horizontal, to the line of sight of an object.
The Graphic Solver provides an added exploration when finding the solution to
this problem. In the variable list for the Law of Sines, enter 60 for A, 50 for X,
and 40 for Y. Solve for B using BEGIN= 0 and END= 180 to obtain B = 43.85°.
Notice, however, that two intersections are visible. Press 2ndF
CALC and
the Graphic Solver will find the other intersection at B =136.15°. Have students
discuss why this is not a possible value for B. Once B is found,
90 – θ = 180 – (60 + 43.85) = 76.15 yielding θ = 13.85°.
For Discussion
Students can discuss how to retrieve and rename the stored equations for the
Law of Sines and the Law of Cosines.
Additional Problems
T
Problems 1-3 refer to the following situation:
40 ft
A tower on the top of a hill is 40 feet tall.
d
The angle of elevation from point B at the
base of the hill to the top of the tower (point
h
T) is 45°. The angle of elevation from
point A, 800 feet from the base of the hill, to
22°
A
800 ft
B
45°
point T is 22°.
1. Find the distance d from point A to the top of the tower.
2. A cable is stretched taunt between points B and T. Find the length of
the cable.
3. Find the height h of the hill.
4. The angle of elevation of the top of a flagpole
from point A is 22°. The angle of depression of
helicopter
)
25°
1200 ft
the top of the flagpole from a helicopter hovering
R
1200 feet above point A is 25°. Find the distance
from the helicopter to the top of the flagpole.
40
)
22°
A
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Chapter nine
AREA OF A TRIANGLE
Introducing the Topic
In this chapter, you and your students will explore three formulas and the use of
the graphing calculator, particularly the SOLVER, in finding the area of a triangle.
Calculator Operations
Before using the calculator to solve problems in this chapter, set the calculator
to operate in degrees with 2ndF
1 Deg. Press 2ndF
SET UP , touch B DRG, and double touch
QUIT to exit the set up screen.
Depending on the information given in the problem situation, there are three
formulas you can use to find the area of any triangle:
1. The area of a triangle is one-half the product of the base and the height
where the height is the length of the line segment drawn from a vertex of
the triangle perpendicular to the opposite side called the base.
height
area =
1
base•height
2
base
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2. The area of a triangle is one-half the product of the lengths of two sides of
the triangle and the measure of the angle included between those sides.
b
1
area = 2 bc sin θ
θ
c
3. In the second half of the first century A.D., Heron of Alexandria stated the
following formula for the area of any triangle in terms of the lengths of its
sides. It is known as Heron’s formula (or Hero’s formula):
Y
X
area = √ [S(S-X)(S-Y)(S-Z)]
where S = 1 (X +Y +Z ).
2
Z
1
The first formula for the area of a triangle, area = 2 base • height, can be typed
as A = 1 B•H. Note that the multiplication key × must be pressed between the
2
base and height to separate the variable names. To access the SOLVER, press
2ndF
SOLVER , and press CL to delete any equation on the screen.
a/b
1
Press 2ndF
2
▼
=
▼
Type in the equation A =
1
B • H with the keystrokes: ALPHA
2
ALPHA B × ALPHA H .
A
ALPHA
SOLVER , touch A METHOD, and double touch 1 Equation
to choose the Equation solver. Press ENTER to see the list of variables
for your equation:
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To find the area of a triangular garden plot with base = 4 meters and height =
8.35 meters, use ▼ to move the blinking cursor over B and type in 4. Type in
8.35 for H and press ENTER . Press ▲ twice to move the prompt to the A
variable. Press 2ndF
EXE to find the area, 16.7 square meters. (You may wish
to save this formula for later recall using the methods described in Chapter 7.)
The second formula for the area of a triangle can be typed in as
A = 1 B•C•sin θ. Press CL three times to return to and delete the current equation.
2
ALPHA
▼
▼
1
Type in the equation A = 2 B•C•sin θ with the keystrokes: ALPHA A
ALPHA = a/b 1
2
ALPHA B × ALPHA C × sin
θ . Consider the triangle below where sides of lengths 4.8 and 5.73
enclose a 47° angle. The height of this triangle is not known, but you do have
1
the necessary information to use the formula A = B•C•sin θ.
2
5.73
47°
(
4.8
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Press ENTER to access the variable list, enter 5.73 for B, 4.8 for C (or viceversa), and 47 for θ. Move the cursor to the A variable. Press 2ndF
EXE to
solve for the area.
Method of Teaching
Use Blackline Master 9.1 to create an overhead or handout for using the SOLVER
in applications with areas of triangles. Remind the students to store each of the
formulas under a name of their choice before deleting the current formula and
entering a new one. Next, use Blackline Masters 9.2, 9.3, and 9.4 to create worksheets for the students. Encourage different methods of solution and use of
both the Equation solver and Graphic solver. Use the topics For Discussion
to supplement the worksheets.
Using Blackline Master 9.2
The second problem presented under the CALCULATOR OPERATIONS section,
also provides a nice exercise with the Graphic solver. Press 2ndF
SOLVER ,
touch A METHOD, and double touch 3 Graphic to choose the Graphic solver.
To start the problem from the beginning, set A to 0. Move the cursor to the A
variable and press 2ndF
EXE to see the Graphic solver variable range screen.
Recall that the Graphic solver searches for the intersection of the left and right
hand sides of your equation from BEGIN to END.
Since area is always nonnegative, 0 could be used for BEGIN. Enter END a value
that you do not expect area to exceed, say 25. (A little bit of estimation helps
here! If your value for END is too small, increase it and try again.)
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Press 2ndF
EXE and an autoscaled graph of the two sides of the equation is
drawn and the solution is obtained.
Another formula for area of a triangle is Heron's formula. Enter Heron’s formula,
A = √ [S(S-X)(S-Y)(S-Z)], press CL three times, and type the following: ALPHA
A ALPHA = 2ndF √
ALPHA S ( ALPHA S – ALPHA X ) (
ALPHA S – ALPHA Y ) ( ALPHA S – ALPHA Z ) .
(Note that the square root symbol extends over the entire right hand side of the
equation, automatically grouping the expression under it.)
1
You could enter the semiperimeter, S = 2 (X + Y + Z), in a separate formula in
the SOLVER, but it is probably easier to find the value of S in the computation
mode and then use Heron’s formula in the SOLVER. Press ENTER to view
the variable list.
For Discussion
Students can discuss the steps to enter the distance formula in the SOLVER.
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Additional Problems
Problems 1-3 refer to the figure below:
C
θ υ
b
a
h
A
β
) α
c
D
d
(
B
1. If α = 60°, c = 7 and b = 10, find the area of triangle ACD.
2. If a = 2.5, d = 1.5 and h = 2, find the area of triangle DCB.
3. If h = 14.68, c = 16, and d = 10, find the area of triangle ACB.
4. Find the area of a triangle with vertices at (-1, 5), (1, -1) and (4, 2).
5. Suppose you are told that a triangle with two sides of length 12 and
15 has an area equal to 200 and you are asked to find the measure
of the angle between the two given sides. What would you find?
Why did you find it?
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Chapter ten
AREA OF A CIRCULAR SECTOR
Introducing the Topic
Let’s explore one of the many uses for angles measured in radians, and that is
determining the area of a sector of a circle.
Calculator Operations
Before using the calculator to solve problems in this chapter, set the calculator
to operate in radians by pressing 2ndF
touching 2 Rad. Press 2ndF
SET UP , touching B DRG, and double
QUIT to exit the set up screen.
A portion of a curve is called an arc.
When the curve is a circle, a central angle
is an angle whose vertex is at the
center of the circle. The central angle
is said to intercept, or subtend, the arc.
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The portion of the circle and its interior that is formed by the two radii
enclosing a central angle and an arc is called a sector of the circle. The formula
for the area of a circular sector in terms of the radius r of the circle and the
1
central angle θ, measured in radians, is area = r 2θ.
2
To enter this formula in the calculator, access the SOLVER by pressing
+ –
× ÷
2ndF SOLVER . Press CL to delete any equation that appears on the screen.
a/b
2
▼
Type in the equation A= 12 R2θ by pressing ALPHA
ALPHA
R
2
x
ALPHA
A
ALPHA
=
1
θ .
Consider this problem situation. A lawn sprinkler is set so that the region of the
lawn that is watered is approximately a sector of a circle of radius 6 feet. If the
central angle of the sector is π radians, find the area of the region that is
5
watered by the sprinkler.
6 ft
π
5
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6 ft
Area of a Circular Sector/TRIGONOMETRY USING THE SHARP EL-9600
To find the area using the Equation solver, first press 2ndF
SOLVER ,
touch A METHOD, and double touch 1 Equation. Press ENTER and see the
list of variables: A, R and θ. Use ▼ to place the cursor over R, type in 6, and
press ENTER . Type in θ by pressing 2ndF
π
÷
5
ENTER . Press ▲
twice to place the cursor on the A variable. Press 2ndF
EXE to find the area
in square feet.
To find the area using the Newton solver, first press 2ndF
SOLVER , touch
A METHOD, and double touch 2 Newton. Reset A to 0 to start the problem from
the beginning. The values of R and θ are correct for this problem, so use ▲
to place the cursor over the A variable and press 2ndF
EXE to view the
Newton solver screen.
Since area is never negative, you could set START=0. Leave the STEP size as .001
and remember that you should change it to a slightly larger value if an error
message results. Press 2ndF
EXE to find the area in square feet.
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Method of Teaching
Use Blackline Masters 10.1 and 10.2 to create overheads or handouts for using
the SOLVER in applications with the area of a circular sector. Demonstrate the
steps to prepare the calculator for use with the SOLVER, and emphasize the fact
that the central angle in the formula for the area of a sector of a circle must be
in radians, not degrees. Encourage students to give units with all answers.
Next, use Blackline Master 10.3 to create a worksheet for finding the area of a
circular sector. Encourage students to explore all three techniques (Equation,
Newton, and Graphic) available in the SOLVER so they will have experience
with other methods if the one they are attempting to use fails. Use the topics
For Discussion provided to supplement the worksheets.
Using Blackline Master 10.2
To find the area using the Graphic Solver, press 2ndF
SOLVER , touch
A METHOD, and double touch 3 Graphic. Reset A to 0 to start the problem
from the beginning. Place the cursor on the A variable and press 2ndF
EXE .
Recall that BEGIN and END are the lower and upper values between which you
feel the solution will lie. Enter a 20 for END so that the intersection of the two
graphs is visible on the screen.
Press 2ndF
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EXE to find the area.
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For Discussion
Students can discuss the advantages and/or disadvantages of using the three
calculator solvers: Equation solver, Newton solver, and Graphic solver in
various problem situations.
Additional Problems
1. A circle has radius 6 cm. Find the area of a sector of this circle
whose arc subtends an angle of measure 3π radians.
4
2. A circular garden has diameter 8 feet. Broccoli is to be planted in a
sector of this garden whose arc subtends an angle of 50°. Find the
area of the broccoli sector.
3. If the area of a sector of a circle is 7.52 square inches and the radius
of the circle is 2.4 inches, find the measure of the angle subtended
by the arc of the sector. (Give units with your answer.)
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CONTENTS OF
REPRODUCIBLE BLACKLINE MASTERS
Use these reproducible Blackline Masters to create handouts, overhead
transparencies and activity worksheets.
GRAPHS OF TRIGONOMETRIC FUNCTIONS
BLACKLINE MASTERS 1.1 - 1.4
53 - 56
EVALUATING TRIGONOMETRIC FUNCTIONS
BLACKLINE MASTERS 2.1 - 2.4
57 - 60
GRAPHICAL VERIFICATION OF FORMULAS AND IDENTITIES
BLACKLINE MASTERS 3.1 - 3.5
61 - 65
AMPLITUDE, PERIOD AND PHASE SHIFT
BLACKLINE MASTERS 4.1 - 4.3
66 - 68
INVERSE TRIGONOMETRIC FUNCTIONS
BLACKLINE MASTERS 5.1 - 5.3
68 - 71
SOLVING TRIGONOMETRIC EQUATIONS
BLACKLINE MASTERS 6.1 - 6.3
72 - 74
APPLICATIONS WITH RIGHT TRIANGLES
BLACKLINE MASTERS 7.1 - 7.3
75 - 77
LAW OF SINES AND LAW OF COSINES
BLACKLINE MASTERS 8.1 - 8.3
78 - 80
AREA OF A TRIANGLE
BLACKLINE MASTERS 9.1 - 9.4
81 - 84
AREA OF A CIRCULAR SECTOR
BLACKLINE MASTERS 10.1 - 10.3
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1.1
GRAPHS OF TRIGONOMETRIC FUNCTIONS
Steps for graphing the sine trigonometric function
1. Turn the calculator on and press Y= .
2. Press CL to remove an old Y1 expression.
3. Press ▼
CL to clear additional expressions.
4. To set up the calculator press 2ndF
SET UP , touch B DRG, double touch
2 Rad, touch E COORD, double touch 1 Rect, touch G EDITOR, and double
touch 1 Equation.
QUIT again to return to the Y prompts.
6. Enter the sine function ( y = sin x ) for Y1, by pressing sin
X/θ/T/n .
7. Enter the viewing window range by pressing ZOOM , touching E TRIG, and
double touching 1 sin x.
Steps for graphing the cosecant trigonometric function.
1. Press Y=
CL to remove an old Y1 expression.
2. Enter the cosecant function for Y1 by pressing MATH , touch A CALC,
double touch 10 csc, and press X/θ/T/n .
3. Continue to use the sine function's built-in viewing range.
4. Press GRAPH to view the graph.
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5. Press 2ndF
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1.2
GRAPHS OF TRIGONOMETRIC FUNCTIONS
Activity 1
Graph the cosine function.
1. Turn the calculator on and press Y= .
2. Press CL to remove an old Y1 expression.
3. Press ▼
CL to clear additional expressions.
4. To set up the calculator press 2ndF
SET UP , touch B DRG, double touch
2 Rad, touch E COORD, double touch 1 Rect, touch G EDITOR, and double
touch 1 Equation.
5. Press 2ndF
QUIT again to return to the Y prompts.
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6. Enter the cosine function ( y = cos x ) for Y1, by pressing cos
X/θ/T/n .
7. Enter the viewing window range by pressing ZOOM , touching E TRIG, and
double touching 2 cos x.
8. Sketch your graph in the box.
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GRAPHS OF TRIGONOMETRIC FUNCTIONS
Activity 2
Graph the tangent function.
1. Turn the calculator on and press Y= .
2. Press CL to remove an old Y1 expression.
3. Press ▼
CL to clear additional expressions.
4. To set up the calculator press 2ndF
SET UP , touch B DRG, double touch
2 Rad, touch E COORD, double touch 1 Rect, touch G EDITOR, and double
touch 1 Equation.
QUIT again to return to the Y prompts.
6. Enter the cosine function ( y = tan x ) for Y1, by pressing tan
X/θ/T/n .
7. Enter the viewing window range by pressing ZOOM , touching E TRIG, and
double touching 3 tan x.
8. Sketch your graph in the box.
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5. Press 2ndF
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GRAPHS OF TRIGONOMETRIC FUNCTIONS
Activity 3
Graph the secant function.
1. Press Y=
CL to remove an old Y1 expression.
2. Enter the secant function for Y1 by pressing MATH , touch A CALC
double touch 09 sec, and press X/θ/T/n .
3. Use the cosine function's built-in viewing range by pressing ZOOM ,
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touching E TRIG, and double touching 2 cos x.
Activity 4
Graph the cotangent function.
Try graphing the cotangent function without looking at the steps provided in
Activities 1-3. Use the built-in viewing window range for tangent and sketch your
graph in the box below.
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2.1
EVALUATING TRIGONOMETRIC FUNCTIONS
Steps for evaluating sin 45° directly
1. Turn the calculator on and press
+ –
× ÷
to enter computation mode.
2. Press CL to clear the viewing window of any old expressions.
3. Set the calculator to operate in degrees by pressing 2ndF
B DRG, and double touch 1 Deg. Press 2ndF
SET UP touch
QUIT to exit the menu.
4. Enter and evaluate the expression by pressing sin
4
5
ENTER .
Steps for approximating sin ( π
3 ) graphically
2. Enter the function sin x by pressing sin
radian mode by pressing 2nd F
2 Rad. Press 2nd F
X/θ/T/n . Set the calculator to
SET UP , touch B DRG, and double touch
QUIT to exit the menu.
3. View the graph by pressing ZOOM , touching E TRIG, double touching
1 sin x.
4. Now, engage the trace by pressing TRACE and tracing near x = π = 1.047.
3
5. With the cursor located near x = 1.047, you can zoom in to find a better
approximation for the y value. Press ZOOM , touch A ZOOM, and double
touch 3 In to zoom in on the cursor.
6. Once again, trace over near x = 1.047. Zoom in one more time to see an even
better approximation.
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1. Press Y= followed by CL to clear an old expression for Y1.
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2.2
EVALUATING TRIGONOMETRIC FUNCTIONS
Steps for evaluating sec ( π
4 ) directly in degree mode
1. Press
+ –
× ÷
to enter computation mode.
2. Press 2ndF
SET UP to verify the calculator is in degree mode. If it is not,
change it to degree mode. Press 2ndF
QUIT to exit the menu.
double touching 09 sec, pressing 2ndF
π
a/b
4
▼
3. Enter and evaluate the expression by pressing MATH , touching A CALC,
MATH , touching
E ANGLE, double touching 4 r, and pressing ENTER .
Steps for approximating tan 20° graphically
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1. Press Y= and press CL to remove an old expression for Y1.
2. Press 2ndF
SET UP to verify the calculator is in degree mode. If it is not,
change it. Press 2ndF
QUIT to exit the menu.
3. Enter the function tan x for Y1 by pressing tan
X/θ/T/n .
4. Instead of graphing the function in the default viewing window for tangent,
press WINDOW adjust the Xmin and Xmax to 10° and 30° (value of interest
± 10° ) respectively to start out closer to the value of interest. Set the Xscl =
1. Press ZOOM , touch A ZOOM, and double touch 1 Auto to view the graph.
5. Now, engage the trace by pressing TRACE . Notice the tracer appears at
x = 20° since it is the middle of the x values.
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EVALUATING TRIGONOMETRIC FUNCTIONS
Direct evaluation of trigonometric functions in
degrees
1. sin 80°
2. cos (-10°)
3. tan 70°
4. csc 55°
5. sec 22°
6. cot 40°
Activity 2
Direct evaluation of trigonometric functions in
radians
π
7. sin (– 5 )
7π
8. cos ( 6 )
π
9. tan ( 4 )
5π
10. csc ( 4 )
11. sec ( 2π )
3
12. cot (–
π
)
7
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Activity 1
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2.4
EVALUATING TRIGONOMETRIC FUNCTIONS
Activity 3
13. sin 18°
14.
cos 33°
15.
tan (-134°)
16. csc 85°
17.
sec 145°
18.
cot 235°
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Activity 4
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Graphical approximation of trigonometric functions
in degrees
Graphical approximation of trigonometric functions
in radians
4π
19. sin ( 5 )
20.
6π
cos ( 7 )
21.
3π
tan ( 4 )
π
22. csc ( 9 )
23.
sec (
3π
)
8
24.
5π
cot ( 11 )
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3.1
GRAPHICAL VERIFICATION OF FORMULAS AND IDENTITIES
1. Verify the double angle formula sin 2θ = 2 sin θ cos θ, by graphing Y1 = sin
(2x) and Y2 = 2 sin x cos x and show that they are in fact the same graph.
2. Turn the calculator on and press Y= . Press CL to clear Y1 of an old
expression. Press ▼
CL to clear additional expressions.
3. Make sure the calculator is in radian mode by pressing 2ndF
touch B DRG, and double touch 2 Rad. Press 2ndF
4. Now enter sin (2x) for Y1 by pressing sin
and the 2 sin x cos x for Y2 by pressing 2
(
sin
2
SET UP ,
QUIT to exit the menu.
X/θ/T/n
X/θ/T/n
)
cos
ENTER
X/θ/T/n
ENTER .
➧
5. Set your viewing window by pressing WINDOW EZ , touch 5, touch on
the screen, touch 6 -2π<X,<2π, touch on the screen, and touch 5 -5<Y<5.
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3.2
GRAPHICAL VERIFICATION OF FORMULAS AND IDENTITIES
θ
Verify the half angle formula cos ( 2 ) = ± √( (1 + cos θ) ) :
2
1. To verify the formula, you will graph Y1 = cos x and Y2 = ±√( (1 + cos x) )
2
2
and show that they are in fact th same graph.
2. In this problem you will need to limit your domain or x values to intervals
where cosine is either negative or positive and enter the appropriate radical
for Y2.
3. To do this you will turn the calculator on and press Y= . Press CL to clear
Y1 of an old expression.
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x
4. Now, enter the cos 2 for Y1 by pressing cos X/θ/T/n a/b 2 ENTER
x) ) for Y2 (limiting to where cosine is positive) by
and the √ ((1 + cos
2
pressing CL 2ndF √
a/b 1 + cos X/θ/T/n ▼ 2 ENTER .
x
5. Cos ( 2 ) will be positive for a viewing window of 0 < x < π . Enter this
viewing window by pressing WINDOW 0 ENTER 2ndF π ENTER
2ndF
π
÷
2
ENTER
(–)
3
ENTER
3
ENTER
1
ENTER .
6. Press GRAPH to view the graphs. Notice they appear as one graph.
7. To verify the formula for where cosine is negative, press Y=
▼ to access
the Y2 prompt and press (–) to insert a negative in front of the radical.
x
Cos ( 2 ) will be negative for a viewing window of π< x < 3π. Enter this
viewing window by pressing WINDOW 2ndF π ENTER 3 2ndF π
ENTER . Press GRAPH to view the graphs.
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3.3
GRAPHICAL VERIFICATION OF FORMULAS AND IDENTITIES
Activity 1
Verify the half-angle formula
sin ( θ ) = ± √( (1 – cos θ) ):
2
2
1. Press Y=
CL to clear Y1 of an old expression. Press ENTER
CL to clear
additional expressions.
2. Make sure the calculator is in radian mode by pressing 2ndF
touching B DRG, and double touching 2 Rad. Press 2ndF
SET UP ,
QUIT to exit the
set-up menu.
x
3. Enter the sin ( 2 ) for Y1 by pressing sin
X/θ/T/n
a/b
2
ENTER .
4. Enter the √ ( (1 – cos x) ) for Y2 (limiting domain to an interval where sine
2
is positive) by pressing 2ndF √
a/b 1 – cos X/θ/T/n ▼ 2
x
5. Sin ( 2 ) is positive for 0 < x < 2π. Enter this range by pressing WINDOW
0 ENTER 2 2ndF π ENTER 2ndF π ÷ 2 ENTER (–) 2
ENTER
2
ENTER
1
ENTER .
6. Check to see if they result in the same graph by pressing GRAPH .
Sketch what you see in the box below:
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ENTER .
NAME _____________________________________________________ CLASS __________ DATE __________
3.4
GRAPHICAL VERIFICATION OF FORMULAS AND IDENTITIES
Activity 2
Verify the formula from Activity 1 for intervals
where sine is negative:
1. Press Y=
▼ to access the Y2 prompt.
2. Press (–) to insert a negative in front of the radical.
x
3. Sin ( 2 ) will be negative for 2π < x < 4π. Enter this range by pressing
WINDOW 2 2ndF π ENTER 4 2ndF π ENTER .
4. Check to see if they result in the same graph by pressing GRAPH .
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GRAPHICAL VERIFICATION OF FORMULAS AND IDENTITIES
Activity 3
Verify the identity tan2 θ + 1 = sec 2 θ:
1. Access and clear the Y1 prompt.
2. Enter the tan2 x + 1 for Y1.
3. Enter the sec2 x for Y2.
4. Set your viewing window.
5. Check to see if they result in the same graph.
Activity 4
Verify the following formulas and identities using the
steps provided in Activities 1 through 3:
1. cos 2θ = 2cos2 θ – 1
2. csc2 θ – cot2 θ = 1
3. tan θ csc θ = sec θ
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6. Sketch the graph in the box below.
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4.1
AMPLITUDE
Investigate changes in amplitude with the SHIFT/CHANGE feature.
1. Press 2ndF
SHIFT/CHANGE , touch B CHANGE, and double touch 5 Y=sin X.
2. Double touch the screen at Y = 3, above the box with the arrows. Notice the
new function Y = 3 sin X is displayed.
3. Press ENTER to place the new function in the list.
4. Double touch the screen at Y = -2, below the box with the arrows. Notice
the new function Y = -2 sin X is displayed.
5. Press ENTER to place the new function in the list.
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6. Touch the top of the right side of the screen and the list of three functions
will be displayed.
7. The function Y = sin X is highlighted on the right side of the screen, and the
graph is darkened on the left side of the screen.
8. Press ▼ to move from one graph to the next. Observe and note the
changes in sin X when you change the amplitude.
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4.2
PERIOD AND PHASE SHIFT
Investigate the change in a trigonometric function by multiplying
the argument θ by 2.
1. Press Y=
CL to access and clear Y1 of an old expression.
2. Make sure the calculator is in radian mode by pressing 2ndF
touch B DRG, and double touch 2 Rad. Press 2ndF
SET UP ,
QUIT to exit the menu.
3. Now, enter sin x for Y1 by pressing sin X/θ/T/n ENTER and the sin (2x)
for Y2 by pressing CL sin ( 2 X/θ/T/n ) ENTER .
4. Set your viewing window by pressing ZOOM , touching E TRIG, and double
touching 1 sin x. Note the change in the second graph versus the first
Investigate the change in a trigonometric function by subtracting
3π to the argument θ.
2
1. Press 2ndF
SHIFT/CHANGE , touch A SHIFT, and double touch 6 Y = sin X.
Double touch the screen at X = 3π/2 to the right of the box with the arrows.
Notice the new function Y = sin (X - 3π/2) is displayed. Press ENTER to
place the new function in the list.
2. Double touch the screen at Y = -2, below the box with the arrows. Notice
the new function Y = sin (X – 3π/2) -2 is displayed. Press ENTER to place
the new function in the list. Touch the top of the right side of the screen
and the list of three functions will be displayed. The function Y = sin X is
highlighted on the right side of the screen, and the graph is darkened on the
left side of the screen. Press ▼ to move from one graph to the next.
Observe and note the changes in sin X when you change the phase shift.
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graph. Engage the trace to show the period has changed from 2π to π.
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4.3
AMPLITUDE, PERIOD, AND PHASE SHIFT
Activities
Enter the first graph for Y1 with the second graph
for Y2 and note the change(s).
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COMPARE
1. cos x with 2cos x
____________________________
1
2. cos x with ( 2 )cos x
____________________________
3. cos x with cos 2x
____________________________
x
4. cos x with cos ( 2 )
____________________________
5. cos x with cos(x – π )
6
____________________________
6. cos x with cos(x + π )
6
____________________________
7. cos x with 3cos(x + π )
6
____________________________
8. tan x with 2tan( x )
3
____________________________
x
π
9. cot x with cot( 2 – 3 )
____________________________
10. sec x with 2sec(3x)
____________________________
11. csc x with (
68
CHANGE(S)
1
)csc(x – π )
2
6
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5.1
INVERSE TRIGONOMETRIC FUNCTIONS
To compute the inverse sine function in degrees:
1. Turn the calculator on and press
+ –
× ÷
CL to enter computation mode.
2. Change to degree mode by pressing 2ndF
double touching 1 Deg. Press 2ndF
3. Find sin–1 (.5) by pressing 2ndF
sin-1
SET UP , touching B DRG, and
QUIT to exit the menu.
•
5
ENTER . The answer of 30°
To graph the inverse sine function in degrees:
1. Press Y=
CL to access and clear the Y1 expression.
2. Press ENTER
CL to clear additional Y expressions.
3. Enter sin-1 x for Y1 by pressing 2ndF
sin-1
X/θ/T/n
ENTER .
4. Set your viewing window by pressing ZOOM , touching E TRIG, and
double touching 4 sin-1 x.
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is shown below.
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5.2
INVERSE TRIGONOMETRIC FUNCTIONS
To compute the inverse sine function in radians:
1. Turn the calculator on and press
+ –
× ÷
CL to access and clear the
home screen.
2. Change to radian mode by pressing 2ndF
double touching 2 Rad. Press 2ndF
3. Find sin-1 (.4), press 2ndF
sin-1
•
SET UP , touching B DRG,
QUIT to exit the menu.
4
ENTER . The answer of .4115
radians is shown below. To find the result in terms of π press ÷
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π
2ndF
ENTER .
To graph the inverse cosine function in radians:
1. Press Y=
CL to access and clear the Y1 prompt.
2. Enter cos -1 x for Y1 by pressing 2ndF
cos-1
X/θ/T/n
ENTER .
3. Set your viewing window by pressing ZOOM , touching E TRIG, and double
touching 5 cos-1 x.
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INVERSE TRIGONOMETRIC FUNCTIONS
Activities
1. sin-1 .8 =
_______________ degrees
2. cos-1 (–.6) =
_______________ degrees
3. tan-1 2 =
_______________ degrees
4. sec-1 (-1.3) =
_______________ radians
5. csc-1 (1.7) =
_______________ radians
6. cot-1 (-1) =
_______________ radians
Graph the following.
7. y = tan-1 x
8. y = cot-1 x
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Compute the following.
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6.1
SOLVING TRIGONOMETRIC EQUATIONS
To solve a trigonometric equation graphically using the
zoom feature:
1. Turn the calculator on and press Y=
CL to access and clear Y1 of an old
expression. Set the calculator to degree mode by pressing 2ndF
touching B DRG, and double touching 1 Deg. Press 2ndF
SET UP ,
QUIT to exit
the menu.
)
b
a
▼
2. To find the solutions of 3sin2 x – 4sin x + 1 = 0, press 3
2
–
4
sin
X/θ/T/n
+
1
(
sin
X/θ/T/n
ENTER .
3. Set your viewing window to the principal values for sine by pressing
WINDOW (–) 9 0 ENTER 9 0 ENTER 1 0 ENTER (–)
1
ENTER
1
ENTER . Press GRAPH to view the graph.
4. To save this original graph and viewing window, press ZOOM , touch
G STO, and double touch 1 StoWin.
5. Set the zoom factors by pressing ZOOM , touching B FACTOR, pressing
ENTER
5
ENTER
5
ENTER . Press GRAPH to exit the menu.
intercept by continuing to press the
7.
▼
6. To find the left intercept press TRACE and move the cursor near this
key.
Now, press ZOOM , touch A ZOOM, and double touch 3 In to zoom in on
the left intercept and solution of this equation. Press TRACE and
▼
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ENTER
1
to
trace near and approximate the intercept.
8. Return to the original screen by pressing ZOOM , touching H RCL, and
double touching 1 RclWin. Trace to find the right intercept.
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6.2
SOLVING TRIGONOMETRIC EQUATIONS
To solve a trigonometric equation graphically using the
CALC feature:
1. Press Y=
CL to access and clear Y1. Set the calculator to radian mode by
pressing 2ndF
Press 2ndF
SET UP , touching B DRG, and double touching 2 Rad.
QUIT to exit the menu.
b
a
2
▼
2. To find the solutions of 2sin2 x – cos x – 1 = 0, press 2
–
cos
X/θ/T/n
–
1
1
2ndF
ENTER
1
π
ENTER
2ndF
sin
X/θ/T/n
)
ENTER .
(–)
3. Set your viewing window by pressing WINDOW
ENTER
(
π
÷
4
2ndF
ENTER
(–)
π
÷
1
ENTER
2
ENTER . Press GRAPH to view the graph.
4. To "calculate" an intercept (solution), press 2ndF
CALC and
pressing 2ndF
CALC and double touching 5 X_Incpt again.
To solve an equation with functions on both the left and right sides:
1. Press Y=
CL
to access and clear Y1 of an old expression. To find the
solutions of 2tan x sin x + 2sin x = tan x + 1, you will enter the left side as Y1,
by pressing 2
tan
X/θ/T/n
sin
X/θ/T/n
2. Enter the right side as Y2, by pressing tan
+
2
2ndF
ENTER
1
π
ENTER
2ndF
π
÷
sin
X/θ/T/n
3. Set your viewing window by pressing WINDOW
ENTER
2
4
(–)
ENTER
+
X/θ/T/n
1
ENTER .
ENTER .
2ndF
π
÷
(–)
2
ENTER
2
ENTER . Press GRAPH to view the graph.
4. There appears to be four solutions to the equation. To "calculate" the
intersections (solutions), press TRACE , move the tracer right until it
appears on the screen. Next, press 2ndF
CALC and double touch
2 Intsct. Do this several times.
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double touch 5 X_Incpt. You can calculate the other two intercepts by
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SOLVING TRIGONOMETRIC EQUATIONS
Activity 1
1. 2sin2 x + 3sin x – 2 = 0
_______________ degrees
2. 2sin x + √ 3 = 0
_______________ degrees
3. 4cos2 x = 1
_______________ degrees
4. sin 2x = cos x
_______________ radians
5. tan x + cot x = 2
_______________ radians
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Solve the following with the zoom feature.
Solve the following with the CALC feature.
1. sin x + cos x = 0
_______________ degrees
2. sin2 x = cos x – 1
_______________ degrees
3. 3cos 2x – 5cos x = 1
_______________ radians
4. √ 3cot x sin x + 2cos2 x = 0
_______________ radians
5. 4tan x + sin 2x = 0
_______________ radians
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7.1
APPLICATIONS WITH RIGHT TRIANGLES
Steps for using the calculator to solving applications with
right triangles
1. Turn the calculator on and set it to degree mode by pressing 2ndF
touching B DRG, and double touching 1 Deg. Press 2ndF
SET UP ,
QUIT to exit the
set up menu.
2. Given a right triangle with A = 3 and C = 6, find B and θ using the SOLVER.
To access the SOLVER, press 2ndF
SOLVER , and press CL to delete any
equation that may appear on the screen.
ALPHA
θ
▼
A
3. Type in the equation sin θ = C with the keystrokes sin
ALPHA = a/b ALPHA A
ALPHA C .
SOLVER , touch A METHOD, and double touch 1 Equation to
choose the Equation solver. Press ENTER and see the list of variables.
5. Press ▼ to move the blinking cursor over the A and press 3
Type in the value of C by pressing 6
▲
▲
2nd
ENTER .
ENTER . Solve for θ by pressing
EXE .
▼
▼
▼
6. To use the SOLVER to find B, edit the current equation to the new equation
cos θ = B . Do this by pressing CL CL to display the current equation sin
A C
θ = C . With the cursor over the s in sin, press cos to insert cos. Press
DEL to delete sin. Press
to move the cursor over the A in the
numerator of the fraction. Press ALPHA
B to insert B. Press DEL to
delete A.
7. Press ENTER to see the variable list. The value for θ and C will remain as
before. Press ▼ to position the cursor over the B and press 2ndF
EXE
to find B.
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4. Press 2ndF
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APPLICATIONS WITH RIGHT TRIANGLES
A rectangle has length 16 cm and width 8.6 cm. Find the degree measure of
angle A. Determine the length of the diagonal of the rectangle.
8.6
A(
16
1. Press
+ –
× ÷
2ndF
SOLVER to access the SOLVER, and press CL to delete
the equation that is on the screen.
ALPHA
θ
ALPHA
=
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▼
A
2. Enter the equation tan θ = B by pressing tan
a/b ALPHA A
ALPHA B .
3. Press ENTER to view the variable list.
4. Enter 8.6 for A and 16 for B. (The value of θ will be listed as the one that
was used in the previously entered equation.)
5. Position the cursor over θ and press 2ndF
EXE to find θ.
6. To determine the length of the diagonal of the rectangle, return to the
equation by pressing CL
CL and edit the current equation to read
sin θ = A/C.
7. Press ENTER to see the variable list. The value of θ should be as before,
so enter 8.6 for A and solve for C.
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7.3
APPLICATIONS WITH RIGHT TRIANGLES
Use the solver with sine, cosine, and tangent functions.
1. Let ABC be a right triangle with AB=32, BC=12.5, and right angle at C.
Find the degree measure of the acute angle at A and side AC.
B
32
12.5
A
C
2. A wheelchair ramp will be built so that it rises to a height of 3 feet above
level ground. If the end of the base of the ramp is 12 feet from the building,
how long is the ramp? What is the degree measure of the angle at the end of
the ramp and level ground?
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3. A guy wire for a television antenna makes an angle of 60° with the mast.
If the wire is attached to the antenna 50 feet from the base of the antenna,
use the secant function to determine the length of the wire.
60° 50 ft
4. John is lying on the beach 500 feet from his hotel and looking at Paula who is
standing on a balcony. If the balcony is 450 feet above ground level, use the
cotangent function to determine the angle between the beach and John’s line
of sight.
Paula
450
John
)
θ
500
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8.1
LAW OF SINES
Use the Graphic Solver with the Law of Sines.
1. Set the calculator to degrees by pressing 2ndF
and double touching 1 Deg. Press 2ndF
sin
ALPHA
B
ALPHA
ALPHA
A
A
B
CL Enter sin X = sin Y
ALPHA X
ALPHA = a/b
▼
sin
QUIT to exit the set up screen.
SOLVER
▼
by pressing a/b
▼
2. To access the SOLVER, press 2ndF
SET UP , touching B DRG,
Y .
3. Store it into memory by pressing 2ndF
SOLVER , touching C SAVE,
pressing ENTER , and typing in LAWSINES. Press ENTER to store the formula.
4. Press 2ndF
SOLVER , touch A METHOD, double touch 3 Graphic to
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choose the Graphic Solver. Press ENTER for the list of variables.
5. With the blinking cursor over the A, type in 95 and press ENTER .
Next, type 15 for x, the length of the side opposite the 95°, and press
ENTER . Enter 48 for B in the same manner. Solve for y by positioning the
blinking cursor over the y and press 2ndF
EXE .
6. You must enter the range values for the unknown (from BEGIN to END)
within which you expect to find the solution. Let the BEGIN = 5 by pressing
5
ENTER . Enter a value for END that you do not expect y to exceed,
say 25, by pressing 2
5
ENTER . Press 2ndF
EXE and an autoscaled
plot will be drawn showing graphs of the left and right sides of the current
equation.
7. The calculator will now display a blinking box in the upper right-hand
corner of the viewing screen while it looks for the intersection of the two
graphs. The solution is displayed at the bottom of the screen.
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8.2
LAW OF COSINES
Use the Newton Solver with the Law of Cosines.
1. Access the SOLVER with 2ndF
SOLVER (or press CL twice if you are still
in the SOLVER). Press CL to delete the current equation. Return to the
Equation Solver by pressing 2ndF
SOLVER , touch A METHOD, and
double touch 1 Equation.
2. Next enter the Law of Cosines by pressing ALPHA
ALPHA
Y
×
X
cos
2
x
+
ALPHA
ALPHA
Y
2
x
–
2
Z
ALPHA
x2
X
ALPHA
×
=
ALPHA
θ .
3. Store this equation in the calculator.
4. Given a triangle in which two sides of lengths 13 cm and 8 cm enclose a 50°
5. Press ENTER to view the list of variables. Press ▼ to position the cursor
on X and enter 13. Next, enter 8 for Y and 50 for θ. Press ▲ to move the
cursor over Z and press 0
6. Press 2ndF
ENTER .
EXE to solve for Z. Notice that the SOLVER has automatically
changed to the Newton Solver. You should supply an initial estimate of the
solution in the START position (0 is the default value) and a step size STEP
(.001 is the default value).
7. Press 2ndF
EXE to find the solution. (If you receive an error message, try
changing the START value or increasing the STEP value.)
8. Notice the left and right sides of the equation are displayed as equal values,
and the L – R = 0.
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angle. Find the length of the third side.
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8.3
LAW OF SINES AND LAW OF COSINES
Use the SOLVER with the Law of Sines.
❂
1. A 50 foot tree has been damaged
)
in a storm and is inclined at an
B°
angle of θ° (from the vertical)
directly away from the sun. Find
50 ft
if the tree casts a shadow 40 feet
θ°
long on level ground when the
60°
angle of elevation of the sun is 60°.
40 ft
Use the SOLVER with the Law of Cosines.
B
2. A bridge is to be built between
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points B and C across a lake. A
surveyor using a transit determines
82°
A
the measure of the angle at point A
d
to be 82°. The distance between
points A and B and between points
A and C is known to be 125 yards.
125
Find the distance across the lake
that the bridge will span.
C
3. Two adjacent sides of a parallelogram
are of length 8 and 12. The length of
8
the shorter diagonal of the parallelogram
is 10.5. Find the angle opposite the
shorter diagonal.
)
10.5
θ
12
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9.1
AREA OF A TRIANGLE
1. Set the calculator to operate in degrees with 2ndF
and double touch 1 Deg. Press 2ndF
2. Access the SOLVER by pressing 2ndF
SET UP , touch B DRG,
QUIT to exit the set up screen.
SOLVER , and press CL to delete
any equation on the screen.
a/b
1
4. Press 2ndF
▼
=
▼
3. Type in the equation A =
2
1
B•H with the keystrokes: ALPHA
2
ALPHA B × ALPHA H
A
ALPHA
SOLVER , touch A METHOD, and double touch 1 Equation to
choose the Equation solver. Press ENTER to see the list of variables for
your equation.
5. Find the area of a triangular garden plot with base = 4 meters and height =
Type in 8.35 for H and press ENTER . Press ▲ twice to move the prompt
to the A variable. Press 2ndF
EXE to find the area, 16.7 square meters.
6. Save the formula by pressing 2ndF
SOLVER and touching C SAVE.
Enter a name and press ENTER .
=
ALPHA
θ .
a/b
1
2
▼
ALPHA
▼
7. Enter A = 1 B•C•sin θ by pressing CL a couple times to return to and delete
2
the current equation. Type in the equation with the keystrokes: ALPHA A
ALPHA
B
×
ALPHA
C
×
sin
8. Consider the triangle where sides of lengths 4.8 and 5.73 enclose a 47° angle.
Press ENTER to access the variable list, enter 5.73 for B, 4.8 for C (or
vice-versa), and 47 for θ. Move the cursor to the A variable. Press 2ndF
EXE to solve for the area.
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9.2
AREA OF A TRIANGLE
1. Continue with the formula from Blackline Master 9.1. Press 2ndF
SOLVER ,
touch A METHOD, and double touch 3 Graphic to choose the Graphic solver.
2. To start the problem from the beginning, set A to 0. Move the cursor to
the A variable and press 2ndF
EXE to see the Graphic solver variable
range screen.
3. Since area is always nonnegative, 0 could be used for BEGIN. Enter END
a value that you do not expect area to exceed, say 25. (A little bit of
estimation helps here! If your value for END is too small, increase it and
try again.)
4. Press 2ndF
EXE and an autoscaled graph of the two sides of the equation
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is drawn and the solution is obtained.
5. Enter Heron’s formula, A = √ [S(S-X)(S-Y)(S-Z)], press CL , and type the
following: ALPHA A ALPHA = 2ndF √
ALPHA S ( ALPHA
S
–
ALPHA
X
)
S
–
ALPHA
Z
) .
(
ALPHA
S
–
ALPHA
Y
)
(
ALPHA
6. Note that the square root symbol extends over the entire right hand side of
the equation, automatically grouping the expression under it.
1
7. You could enter the semiperimeter, S = 2 (X + Y + Z), in a separate formula
in the SOLVER, but it is probably easier to find the value of S in the
computation mode and then use Heron’s formula in the SOLVER.
Press ENTER to view the variable list.
8. Use Heron's formula to solve some area problems.
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AREA OF A TRIANGLE
Use the solver to find the area of triangle.
1. Two legs of a right triangle (neither of which is the hypotenuse) are of length
25 and 38. Find the area of the triangle.
2. Triangle ABC has two sides of lengths 13 √ 3 cm and 18 cm that enclose angle
q. The area of triangle ABC is 132.95 square cm. Find the height h of triangle
ABC. Find the measure of angle θ.
B
18
h
)θ
13 √ 3
C
3. A wooded lot has the shape of ∆STR in the figure below. The highway
department plans to purchase the region shown as ∆MOR for frontage on a
proposed interstate highway. A survey of the region shows the distance
from point M to point O is 60 feet, the distance from R to M is 85 feet, and
the angle enclosed by these two lengths is 65°. The deed for the lot
indicates that the distance from S to T is 170 feet and the distance from
S to R is 245 feet. The owner of the lot has determined that the area of the
four-sided region remaining after the highway department purchase is 16,244
square feet. Find the area of the region the highway department plans to
purchase. Find the measure of angle at the back corner of the wooded lot.
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9.4
AREA OF A TRIANGLE
Use the solver with Heron’s formula.
4. A spider web in the shape of a regular octagon is such that each of the eight
triangular regions shown in the figure has the same shape and size as the
shaded region. If the distance from the center of the web to point R is 8
inches and equals the distance from the center of the web to point S, find
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the total area enclosed by the web. Find the perimeter of the web.
5. Yum-Yum Burgers Corporation is considering purchasing a corner lot in
town for a drive-through hamburger restaurant. They have decided to by
the land if the price is \$9000 or less. If the lot is triangular in shape with
sides of lengths 100 feet, 50 feet, 72 feet and the owner is asking \$5 per
square foot, will Yum-Yum Burgers purchase the lot?
6. Jim is lost in the forest. The police have determined that they should search
the shaded region in the figure below. If each unit on the grid represents one
mile, what is the area of region that the police will search?
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10.1
AREA OF A CIRCULAR SECTOR
A lawn sprinkler is set so that the region of the lawn that is watered is
approximately a sector of a circle of radius 6 feet. If the central angle of the
π
sector is
radians, find the area of the region that is watered by the sprinkler.
5
1. Set the calculator to radian mode by pressing 2ndF
B DRG, and double touching 2 Rad. Press 2ndF
SET UP , touching
QUIT to exit the set
up screen.
2. Access the SOLVER by pressing
+ –
× ÷
2ndF
SOLVER . Press CL to delete
any equation that appears on the screen.
A
ALPHA
=
1
▼
1
3. Type in the equation A= 2 R2θ by pressing ALPHA
a/b 2
ALPHA R x2 ALPHA θ .
SOLVER , touch A METHOD,
and double touch 1 Equation. Press ENTER and see the list of variables.
5. Use ▼ to place the cursor over R, type in 6, and press ENTER . Type in θ
by pressing 2ndF
π
÷
5
on the A variable. Press 2ndF
ENTER . Press ▲ twice to place the cursor
EXE to find the area in square feet.
6. Use the Newton solver by pressing 2ndF
SOLVER , touch A METHOD, and
double touch 2 Newton. Reset A to 0 to start the problem from the
beginning. The values of R and O are correct for this problem, so use ▲
to place the cursor over the A variable and press 2ndF
EXE to view the
Newton solver screen.
7. Since area is never negative, you could set START = 0. Leave the STEP size
as .001 and remember that you should change it to a slightly larger value if
an error message results. Press 2ndF
EXE to find the area in square feet.
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4. Use the Equation solver by pressing 2ndF
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10.2
AREA OF A CIRCULAR SECTOR
1. Using the problem from Blackline Master 10.1, find the area using the
Graphic Solver.
2. Press 2ndF
SOLVER , touch A METHOD, and double touch 3 Graphic.
3. Reset A to 0 to start the problem from the beginning.
4. Place the cursor on the A variable and press 2ndF
EXE .
5. Recall that BEGIN and END are the lower and upper values between which
you feel the solution will lie. Enter a 20 for END so that the intersection of
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the two graphs is visible on the screen.
6. Press 2ndF
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EXE to find the area.
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10.3
AREA OF A CIRCULAR SECTOR
Use the Equation or Newton solver to find the area of a
circular sector.
1. Find the area of a circular sector subtended by a central angle of 0.6π
radians in a circle of radius 5 yards.
2. A sector of a circle has an area equal to 36 square inches. If the arc of the
sector subtends an angle of 55° at the center of the circle, find the radius
of the circle.
3. A large pizza in the shape of a circle has a diameter of 20 inches. The pizza
is cut into 8 slices of equal area. What is the area of each piece of pizza?
4. A circular clock has the tip of the hour hand touching the rim of the clock.
What is the area of the sector formed when the hour hand moves from
1 o’clock to 5 o’clock?
5. A cherry cheesecake is in the shape of a circle. If the diameter of the
pan holding the cheesecake is 9 inches, and the cheesecake is cut into
10 equal pieces, find the area covered by the cherry topping on one piece
of the cheesecake.
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Use the Graphic solver to find the area of a circular sector.
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SOLUTIONS TO SELECTED
ACTIVITIES
2. EVALUATING TRIGONOMETRIC
FUNCTIONS
ADDITIONAL PROBLEMS
1. .8910
2. .7813
3. 2
4. .9563
5. .4816
6. -1.4142
BLACKLINE MASTERS 2.3-2.4
ACTIVITY 1
ACTIVITY 2
1. .9848
7. -.5878
2. .9848
8. -.8660
3. 2.7475
9. 1
4. 1.2208
10. -1.4142
5. 1.0785
11. -2
6. 1.1918
12. -2.0765
ACTIVITY 3
ACTIVITY 4
13. 3090
19. .5878
14. .8387
20. -.9010
15. 1.0355
21. -1
16. 1.0038
22. 2.9238
17. -1.2208
23. 2.6131
18. .7002
24. .1438
3. GRAPHICAL VERIFICATION OF
FORMULAS OR IDENTITIES
ADDITIONAL PROBLEMS
1. Identity
2. Identity
3. Identity
BLACKLINE MASTER 3.3
Identity
BLACKLINE MASTER 3.4
Identity
BLACKLINE MASTER 3.5
ACTIVITY 3
ACTIVITY 4
Identity
1.
Identity
2.
Identity
3.
Identity
4. AMPLITUDE, PERIOD AND PHASE
SHIFT
ADDITIONAL PROBLEMS
1. flipped over, rising faster
2. period is 3π
π
3. shifted right 2
π
4. shifted left and up 2
2
BLACKLINE MASTER 4.1
3 sin x has an amplitude of 3, -2sin x is flipped over
with an amplitude of 2
BLACKLINE MASTER 4.2
π
The function has moved 3 2 to the right, and down 2
BLACKLINE MASTER 4.3
1. larger amplitude
2. smaller amplitude
3. smaller period
4. larger period
π
5. moved right 6
π
6. moved left 6
π
7. larger amplitude, moved left 12 ,
smaller period
8. pinched in, larger period
2π
9. larger period, moved right 3
10.moved farther from x-axis, smaller
period
11.moved closer to x-axis, moved
right π
6
5. INVERSE TRIGONOMETRIC
FUNCTIONS
ADDITIONAL PROBLEMS
1. -44.427°
2. 60°
3. -63.4349°
4. -30°
5. .2014
6. 2.2143
7. 1.2490
8. .3218
9. .8411
BLACKLINE MASTER 5.3
1. 53.1301°
2. 126.8698°
3. 63.4349°
4. 2.4484
5. .6289
6. -.7854
6. SOLVING TRIGONOMETRIC EQUATIONS
ADDITIONAL PROBLEMS
1. -60° and 60°
2. 90°
3. -90, 30°, 150°
4. 3.1416
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5. 0, 3.1416
6. .5236, 2.618
BLACKLINE MASTER 6.1
7. 19.4°
8. 90°
BLACKLINE MASTER 6.2
ACTIVITY 1
1.0472, 3.1416, -1.0472
ACTIVITY 2
2.3562, 2.618, -.7854, .5236
BLACKLINE MASTER 6.3
ACTIVITY 1
1. 30°, 150°
2. -120°, -60°
3. 60°, 120°
4. .5236, 1.5708, 2.6180
5. .7854
ACTIVITY 2
1. -45°, 135°
2. 0°
3. -2.0944, 2.0944,
4. 1.5708, 2.6180, 3.6652, 4.7124
5. 0
7 APPLICATIONS WITH RIGHT TRIANGLES
ADDITIONAL PROBLEMS
1. 5.945
2. 37.859
3. 36.87°
4. 3.849
5. No, one possible explanation is that sin > 1 which
is not possible
6. 216.306
8 LAW OF SINES AND LAW OF COSINES
ADDITIONAL PROBLEMS
1. 1447.761
2. 766.986
3. 502.341
4. 1521.317
BLACKLINE MASTER 8.1
7. 11.1898
BLACKLINE MASTER 8.2
7. 9.9649
BLACKLINE MASTER 8.3
1. 13.854°
2. 200 yards
3. 59.395°
9 AREA OF A TRIANGLE
ADDITIONAL PROBLEMS
1. 30.311
2. 1.5
3. 190.84
4. 12
5. no intersection, sin > 1 impossible
BLACKLINE MASTER 9.1
8. 10.06
BLACKLINE MASTER 9.3
1. 475
2. 11.809, 41°
3. 2311.085, 63°
BLACKLINE MASTER 9.4
4. 181
5. 8521.68 < \$9000
6. 48.5
BLACKLINE MASTER 7.1
5. 30°
7. 5.196
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AREA OF A CIRCULAR SECTOR
ADDITIONAL PROBLEMS
1. 42.412
2. 6.981
3. 2.611 radians or 149.606°
BLACKLINE MASTER 7.2
5. 28.258°
7. 18.165
BLACKLINE MASTER 10.1
5. 11.3097
7. 11.3097
BLACKLINE MASTER 7.3
1. 22.993°, 29.458
2. 12.369, 14.036°
3. 100 feet
4. 41.987°
BLACKLINE MASTER 10.3
1. 23.562
2. 8.661
3. 39.27
4. π r2/3
5. 6.362
90
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