This lesson shows how to solve a right triangle. It also shows how to use trigonometry in a variety of word problems.
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Common Core Standard
Define trigonometric ratios and solve problems involving right triangles.
G-SRT 8. Use trigonometric ratios and the Pythagorean Theorem to solve right triangles in applied problems.
Previous California Standards for Geometry:
15.0 Students use the Pythagorean theorem to determine distance and find missing lengths of sides of right triangles.
19.0 Students use trigonometric functions to solve for an unknown length of a side of a right triangle, given an angle and a length of a side.
Previous CA Standards for Trigonometry
12.0 Students use trigonometry to determine unknown sides or angles in right triangles
19.0 Students are adept at using trigonometry in a variety of applications and word problems.