Trigonometric Functions

Advanced Functions
MHF4U1 (Grade 12 University Preparation)

radian Measure

Concepts

  • definition of radian measure of an angle
  • conversions involving degrees and radians
  • angular velocity
  • solving problems involving radian measure of angles

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Trigonometric Ratios with Radian Measure

Concepts

  • primary and reciprocal trigonometric ratios
  • using radian mode on a calculator
  • special triangles using radian measure
  • the related acute angle of an angle
  • finding exact values of trigonometric ratios

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Primary Trigonometric Functions

Concepts

  • sketching graphs of the sine, cosine and tangent functions using radian measure
  • characteristics of the sine, cosine and tangent functions

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Transformations of Trigonometric Functions

Concepts

  • combinations of transformations on the graphs of y=sinx and y=cosx

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Modelling with Trigonometric Functions

Concepts

  • real-worl applications of trigonometric functions

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Reciprocal Trigonometric Functions

Concepts

  • sketching the graphs of the secant, cosecant and cotangent functions
  • characteristics of the secant, cosecant and cotangent functions

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Unit Review

Concepts

  • review of all concepts covered in the Trigonometric Functions unit

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