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Glencoe Algebra 2: Graphing Calculator Investigation Solving Trigonometric Equations

Published on 06/09/2008

Activity Overview

This Graphing Calculator Investigation activity is from Glencoe Algebra 2 Chapter 14: Trigonometric Graphs and Identities, Lesson 14-7: Solving Trigonometric Equations. Students will solve equations for the values of x.

Before the Activity

Review the activity PDF file.
Make copies of the activity PDF file for your class.

During the Activity

Students will:

  • Solve trigonometric equations by finding all values of the variable that satisfy the equation


  • Directions:
  • Distribute the student activity sheets
  • Follow the procedures as outlined
  • After the Activity

    As a class, review student answers, discussing questions that appeared to be more challenging, and re-teaching as needed.