Calculate the secant, cosecant, and cotangent functions using the sides of a triangle.
This lesson covers secant, cosecant, and cotangent.
A 5 ft. wooden pole is placed in the middle of a stage. Above the stage is a light that follows a track. Move the light along the track. The length of the shadow of the pole can be expressed in terms of the angle of the pole with the light using a cotangent function.
Tyler wants to find the size of his new ladder by comparing it to his other household items. His lamp is 7 feet tall and his carpet is 24 feet long. Drag Tyler's ladder to the green dots to form Angle A between the carpet and the ladder.
Graphs cosecant and secant by using sine and cosine.
Practice Secant, Cosecant, and Cotangent Functions questions
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