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Trig Ratios - Exploring Sine, Cosine and Tangent

Published on 08/06/2006

Activity Overview

Using the Cabri Jr. App and the 83+/84+ calculators, student will explore and calculate the various trig ratios. This is an easy construction that and allow plenty of time of exploration and completion of the worksheet questions in class.

Before the Activity

Print out the Word document to use during the activity. Students should have access to the TI-83 or Ti-84 Plus family of calculators.

During the Activity

Using the Cabri Jr. App and the 83+/84+ calculators, student will explore and calculate the various trig ratios. This is an easy construction that and allow plenty of time of exploration and completion of the worksheet questions in class.

After the Activity

Review student answers:

  • As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
  • Re-teach concepts as necessary