MAT 140

Southern New Hampshire University

MAT

### Question Description

Help me study for my Calculus class. I’m stuck and don’t understand.

Problem Statement: Given the following right triangle, find cosθ, sinθ, tanθ, secθ, cscθ, and cotθ. Do not approximate: Find exact answers. Show all of your work and explain steps as necessary.

Prompt: Use the provided template to solve the trigonometric functions problem above, and illustrate your process by addressing each of the following elements:

I. Establish a context for the problem by explaining in your own words the course principles that apply: What are the relationships between theta and the lengths of the sides of the triangle? Be sure to correctly use the appropriate terminology in your explanation.

II. Apply the mathematical process to solve the problem:

A. Use the Pythagorean theorem to find the third side of the triangle.

B. Write out the six trigonometric functions related to theta in exact form.

III. Clearly state the answer using appropriate precalculus notations.

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MAT 140 Milestone One: First Practice Problem Walkthrough

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Southern New Hampshire University

Given the following right triangle, find cos 𝜃 , sin 𝜃 , tan 𝜃 , sec 𝜃 , csc 𝜃 , 𝑎𝑛𝑑 cot 𝜃. Do not

approximate: Find exact answers. Show all of your work and explain steps as necessary.

Pythagoras Theorem

The Pythagoras theorem is one of the widely used mathematical formulae with much

practical significance. It helps to identify the relationship between the sides of a right-angled

triangle. ...