The Basics of Trigonometry!

Hey Everyone,

This is my first revision aid. I am very confident with trigonometry but I know many who arent so I thought it would be the best place to start. I have included practice questions and tried to keep it as simple as possible.

If you have any problems or comments then please leave a comment.

Hope you enjoy,

-Dav

HideShow resource information
  • Created by: David
  • Created on: 08-05-09 21:33
Preview of The Basics of Trigonometry!

Other slides in this set

Slide 2

Preview of page 2

Here's a taster:

What?
· Trigonometry is used to work out a side length or
angle within a right-angled triangle.
· This means you need to know what Hyp, Opp, Adj
and Theta mean. Then its as simple as substituting
numbers into a formula. If that sounds
complicated then it wont be in 10 minutes time.
· Trust me.…read more

Slide 3

Preview of page 3

Here's a taster:

Hypotenuse (Hyp)
The Hypotenuse is the LONGEST side of a
RIGHT-ANGLE traingle. It is also always
opposite the right-angle.
Hypotenuse…read more

Slide 4

Preview of page 4

Here's a taster:

Theta/
You do NOT need to know its called theta or
has a silly symbol ( ). All you need to
know is that it's the ANGLE that you use.
Angle/Theta
x
x
x…read more

Slide 5

Preview of page 5

Here's a taster:

Opposite/Opp
· The Opposite is the SIDE Opposite the
angle you are using.
Simple really.
Opposite
x
x
x…read more

Slide 6

Preview of page 6

Here's a taster:

Adjacent/Adj
· Adjacent means "next to". This means that
the Adjacent is the side next to the angle
and isnt the Opp/Hyp.
Adjacent
x
x
x…read more

Slide 7

Preview of page 7
Preview of page 7

Slide 8

Preview of page 8
Preview of page 8

Slide 9

Preview of page 9
Preview of page 9

Slide 10

Preview of page 10
Preview of page 10

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar Mathematics resources:

See all Mathematics resources »See all resources »