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Applications of Tangent

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    How Tall Is That Tree?

    How Tall Is That Tree?

    by Carl Haley //at grade

    This is a lesson that shows a great application of using right angle trigonometry. The students build a clinometer to measure the angle of elevation and then use tangent to calculate the height of a tree.

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    Exploring Trig Ratios

    Exploring Trig Ratios

    by Kyle Bardman //at grade

    This link will help you better understand 8th grade math.

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