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Trigonometric Proofs

Published on 02/04/2013

Activity Overview

Students will perform trigonometric proofs and use the graphing capabilities of the TI-Nspire for verification.

Key Steps

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    The first step in each problem is for students to prove the equation algebraically.

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    After proving an identity, students will graph it for verification. Emphasize with students that the graph only verifies what they have proven by hand—it in no way constitutes a proof.