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  • Quick view of definitions and graphs of trigonometric functions.


  • Detailed explanation relating the basic trigonometric functions to the right triangle.
  • Multiple choice problems concerning introductory trigonometry.

Common Angles in a Circle

  • Values in degrees and radians for several usual angles from 0 to 360 degrees, (or 0 to 2Pi radians).

Point Definitions for Trig Functions

  • Definitions of trig functions based on an (x, y) point on the terminal side of the input angle to the function.

Degrees, Minutes, and Seconds

  • How to go back and forth between a decimal number representation of an angle's measurement and a representation of the measurement in degrees, minutes, and seconds.

The Radian

  • Often in mathematics angles are measured in radians rather than in degrees. This section explains the radian and its relationship to the degree.


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