Education Technology
Precalculus: Applications of Trigonometry Classroom ActivitiesDownload
Complex number

Complex Number Addition

Published on

This lesson involves the addition of two complex numbers.
  • ax-icon-color-device
    TI-Nspire™ CX
  • ax-icon-color-device
    TI-Nspire™ CX CAS
  • TI-Nspire™ Navigator™
  • TI-Nspire™
  • TI-Nspire™ CAS
Download2,271
17200

Complex Number Multiplication

Updated on

This lesson involves the product of complex numbers, powers of i and complex conjugates.
  • ax-icon-color-device
    TI-Nspire™ CX
  • ax-icon-color-device
    TI-Nspire™ CX CAS
  • TI-Nspire™ Navigator™
  • TI-Nspire™
  • TI-Nspire™ CAS
Download2,384
17202

Parametric Ball Toss

Published on

This lesson involves determining the height of a ball at a given time and determining the time at which the ball is at a certain height.
  • ax-icon-color-device
    TI-Nspire™ CX
  • ax-icon-color-device
    TI-Nspire™ CX CAS
  • TI-Nspire™ Navigator™
  • TI-Nspire™
  • TI-Nspire™ CAS
Download2,253
image

Parametric Projectile Motion

Updated on

Students will understand how changing the initial velocity and the initial angle change the path of a projectile. Students will be able to write the parametric equations for the path of a projectile.
  • ax-icon-color-device
    TI-Nspire™ CX
  • ax-icon-color-device
    TI-Nspire™ CX CAS
  • TI-Nspire™ Apps for iPad®
  • TI-Nspire™ Navigator™
  • TI-Nspire™
  • TI-Nspire™ CAS
Download314
Parametric_Symmetry

Parametric Symmetry

Published on

The purpose of this activity is to build a tns document that can be used to investigate reflections and symmetries of curves defined parametrically.
  • ax-icon-color-device
    TI-Nspire™ CX
  • ax-icon-color-device
    TI-Nspire™ CX CAS
  • TI-Nspire™ Navigator™
  • TI-Nspire™
  • TI-Nspire™ CAS
Download2,129
17203

Parametrizing the Unit Circle

Published on

The purpose of this activity is to use parametric equations to "unwrap" the unit circle. This process will allow students to obtain the graph of the function y = sin(x).
  • ax-icon-color-device
    TI-Nspire™ CX
  • ax-icon-color-device
    TI-Nspire™ CX CAS
  • TI-Nspire™ Navigator™
  • TI-Nspire™
  • TI-Nspire™ CAS
Download2,303
polarcoordinateshero

Polar Coordinates

Updated on

This lesson involves a brief introduction to the polar coordinate system.
  • ax-icon-color-device
    TI-Nspire™ CX
  • ax-icon-color-device
    TI-Nspire™ CX CAS
  • TI-Nspire™ Navigator™
  • TI-Nspire™
  • TI-Nspire™ CAS
Download2,528
image

Rose Curve

Updated on

This lesson involves clicking on sliders to observe the effect of changing the values of a and n in the equation r = asin().
  • ax-icon-color-device
    TI-Nspire™ CX
  • ax-icon-color-device
    TI-Nspire™ CX CAS
  • TI-Nspire™ Apps for iPad®
  • TI-Nspire™ Navigator™
  • TI-Nspire™
  • TI-Nspire™ CAS
Download2,683
image

Sinusoidal Modeling

Updated on

This lesson involves writing an equation to predict the average monthly temperature for a certain location based on past data.
  • ax-icon-color-device
    TI-Nspire™ CX
  • ax-icon-color-device
    TI-Nspire™ CX CAS
  • TI-Nspire™ Apps for iPad®
  • TI-Nspire™ Navigator™
  • TI-Nspire™
  • TI-Nspire™ CAS
Download2,447
17206

Two Models are Better than One

Published on

This lesson involves modeling the amount of carbon dioxide in the air over a 12-month period.
  • ax-icon-color-device
    TI-Nspire™ CX
  • ax-icon-color-device
    TI-Nspire™ CX CAS
  • TI-Nspire™ Navigator™
  • TI-Nspire™
  • TI-Nspire™ CAS
Download2,156