# Inverse Trigonometric Functions and Solving Right Triangles (TR4): HSG.SRT.C.8

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Students will extend their understanding of trigonometric ratios to include the inverses of trigonometric functions. They will apply trigonometric ratios and their inverses to a variety of real-world problems, including in the context of special right triangles. This mission is aligned with Common Core State Standards: HSG.SRT.C.8.

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Wingsuit fliers try to zip over mountains, but do they have the right angle of depression to do so? Inverse trigonometric functions in real-world contexts build a connection between the tangent ratio and slope. Students solve a variety of real-world problems involving battles across rivers, basketballs dropped from balloons and more! Ties together trigonometry, functions, inverses, special right triangles and solving triangles. Both expansive and deep!

The zip file includes:
★The mission. (12 pages).
★A two-page Quick Start guide for teachers. Detailed and helpful!

The mission includes:
•Using trigonometry to find ratios and sides from given acute angles in real-world contexts.
•Reversing this process to find angles given two sides.
•The notation for this process.
•Application to special right triangles.
•Solving any right triangle using trigonometry and the Pythagorean Theorem.

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19 pages
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3 hours
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