Education Technology

Verifying Trigonometric Identities

Published on 09/07/2009

Activity Overview

The student will look at the different tools needed to verify trigonometric identitites including reciprocals, cofunctions, quotient, and Pythagorean identities. Students will also be introduced to the "Hexagon".

Before the Activity

The activity may be teacher directed or could even be used by the students if the teacher was absent. Students should be able to graph trigonometric functions.

During the Activity

This activity is designed to be used by the students with help from the teacher as needed.