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Title Trig Tour - Seeing Patterns in a Unit Circle
Description This lesson is designed to support students as they learn how the unit circle was created. Students will also learn how to use special right triangles to find values of sine and cosine.
Subject Mathematics
Level High School
Type Guided Activity
Duration 30 minutes
Answers Included No
Language English
Keywords Cosine, Sine, Tangent, Trigonometry, Unit Circle
Simulation(s) Trig Tour (HTML5)


Author(s) Susan Miller
Contact Email susan.miller@colorado.edu
School / Organization University of Colorado
Date submitted 3/15/16
Date updated 6/26/17