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Basic Concepts: Use sine ratio to calculate angles and sides (Sin = $\frac{o}{h}$ ), Use cosine ratio to calculate angles and sides (Cos = $\frac{a}{h}$ ), Use tangent ratio to calculate angles and sides (Tan = $\frac{o}{a}$ ), Combination of SohCahToa questions

Related Concepts: Ferris wheel trig problems, Tides and water depth trig problems, Spring (simple harmonic motion) trig problems

- 1.A ladder is leaning against an outside wall of a building. If the angle of elevation at the base of the ladder to the wall is $65^\circ$ and the ladder is 14 feet long, how far up the wall does the ladder reach?
- 2.A 23 foot long piece of wood is leaning against the wall of a house. If the angle of elevation at the base of the wood to the wall is $75^\circ$, how far is the wood from the base of the wall?

25.

Introduction to Trigonometry

25.1

Use sine ratio to calculate angles and sides (Sin = $\frac{o}{h}$ )

25.2

Use cosine ratio to calculate angles and sides (Cos = $\frac{a}{h}$ )

25.3

Use tangent ratio to calculate angles and sides (Tan = $\frac{o}{a}$ )

25.4

Combination of SohCahToa questions

25.5

Solving expressions using 45-45-90 special right triangles

25.6

Solving expressions using 30-60-90 special right triangles

25.7

Word problems relating ladder in trigonometry

25.8

Word problems relating guy wire in trigonometry

25.9

Other word problems relating angles in trigonometry

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Get Started Now25.1

Use sine ratio to calculate angles and sides (Sin = $\frac{o}{h}$ )

25.2

Use cosine ratio to calculate angles and sides (Cos = $\frac{a}{h}$ )

25.3

Use tangent ratio to calculate angles and sides (Tan = $\frac{o}{a}$ )

25.4

Combination of SohCahToa questions

25.5

Solving expressions using 45-45-90 special right triangles

25.6

Solving expressions using 30-60-90 special right triangles

25.7

Word problems relating ladder in trigonometry

25.8

Word problems relating guy wire in trigonometry

25.9

Other word problems relating angles in trigonometry