2 edition of **Conceptual understanding of trigonometric functions using computer graphics** found in the catalog.

Conceptual understanding of trigonometric functions using computer graphics

Gila Hanna

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by G. Hanna in [S.l.]
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Written in English

- Trigonometry -- Computer-assisted instruction.,
- Trigonometrical functions -- Study and teaching (Secondary).

**Edition Notes**

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Pagination | 1 v. (various pagings) : |

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Open Library | OL17285366M |

Constructing knowledge about the trigonometric functions and their geometric meaning on the Developing conceptual understanding and definitional clarity in linear algebra through the three worlds of Building and Testing a Cognitive Approach to the Calculus Using Interactive Computer Graphics. PhD thesis, University of Warwick. Covers various topics of mathematics that are both conceptual and practical. Course is designed to enable a student to appreciate mathematics and its application to numerous disciplines and professions. Presents trigonometric functions using the unit circle. biology, statistics, computer graphics, engineering, business, ecology.

Trigonometric functions of a real argument. Let be a real number. Let be the end point of the arc on the unit circle (see Fig. a) having initial point and arc from to is taken in the counter-clockwise direction if, and in the clockwise direction , then ; if, e.g.,, then.. Figure: ta The basic trigonometric functions sine and cosine are defined at by the formulas. Introduction to the trigonometric functions. General. The six trigonometric functions sine, cosine, tangent, cotangent, cosecant, and secant are well known and among the most frequently used elementary functions. The most popular functions,,, and are taught worldwide in high school programs because of their natural appearance in problems involving angle measurement and their .

To find the trigonometric functions of an angle of 36° Since cos2θ =1 – 2 sin 2 θ, The remaining trigonometric functions of 36° may now be found. Also, 54° may be found. For more conceptual clarity on periodicity and graphical representation please refer the video. trigonometric functions. The importance of trigonometry will be immediately realized when its applications in solving problem of mensuration, mechanics physics, surveying and astronomy are encountered. Types of Trigonometry: There are two types of trigonometry (1) Plane Trigonometry (2) Spherical Trigonometry. 1. Plane Trigonometry.

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