1.5 Trigonometric Functions
By the end of your studying, you should know:
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ExamplesEvaluate the following exactly:
AppletsDefinitions of sin(x) and cos(x)
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ExercisesSee Exercises for 1.5 Trigonometric Functions (PDF).
Work online to solve the exercises for this section, or for any other section of the textbook.
Resources on the WebInformation on Newton
Biographical data from St. Andrew's University's Web site
Excerpt from W.W. Rouse Ball's "A Short Account of the History of Mathematics"
History of Trig
Do you see trig at work?
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