Trigonometry

How To : Calculate azimuth in trigonometry

Azimuth is simply the angle of an object in the sky along the horizon. Yes, it's spherical trigonometry but it's not difficult! Check out this video and in just a few minutes you will be able to solve azimuth problems on your own. You Will Need: * The latitude and longitude of ...more

How To : Use the TOA formula in trigonometry

The video is a tutorial in trigonometry. The teacher teaches that the tangent or the tan of an angle is the ratio of the opposite side to the adjacent side of a right angled triangle. If one side and one angle is given then the value of the unknown side can be found by solving ...more

How To : Understand the basics of trigonometry

Learn and understand the basics of Trigonometry in this entertaining video. Taught by an experienced YayMath instructor, viewers gain knowledge in the study of trigonometry: the relationship of angles and the triangles they are in. Trigonometry is relevant in many forms of eve ...more

How To : Use the SOH formula in trigonometry

Need a little help in your Trig class? In this two-part math tutorial, learn how to use the SOH (sine = opposite over hypotenuse) formula in high school Trigonometry. If you'd like to practice with exercises and answer sheets, you can go here. Part 1 of 2 - How to Use the SOH ...more

How To : Solve word problems in trigonometry

Need help figuring out how to unpack and solve word problems in trig? Learn how with this free video trigonometry lesson. From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belonged to autodidacts. And, thank ...more

How To : Derive the area of triangle using trigonometry

This video teaches the method to find the area of triangle using law of cosines and law of sines together with the area formula. Law of cosines is used when you have the length of three sides. It states that the square of side 'a' is equal to addition of the squares of sides ' ...more

How To : Use inverse functions in trigonometry

Inverse trig functions are used to find missing angles rather than missing sides. This video explains how to use inverse trig to find a missing angle. From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belong ...more

How To : Graph the sine function in trigonometry

Learn how to use the unit circle definition of the sine function to make a graph of it. From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belonged to autodidacts. And, thanks to the Internet, it's easier tha ...more

How To : Use the law of cosines in trigonometry

Want to solve for a side of a triangle when 2 sides and an angle are known? Learn how with this free video trig lesson. From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belonged to autodidacts. And, thanks ...more

How To : Make the Platonic Solids Out of Playing Cards

Computer Science Professor Francesco De Comité has a fantastic gallery of mathematical images on Flickr. As part of this collection, he has a few hundred images of real or rendered polyhedra made out of paper or playing cards which he calls "slide togethers." These are constru ...more

How To : Multiply & Divide Numbers (Basic Elementary Math)

Adding and subtracting may be the easiest of mathematical operations, but once you get it down, multiplication and division can be just as easy. That's why it's called elementary arithmetic. If it were harder, it would be called college algebra or trigonometry. But it's not— i ...more

How To : Make 6-Sided Kirigami Snowflakes

We've all made them. I remember making hundreds of paper snowflakes when I was in elementary school. You take a piece of paper and fold it in half, then fold it in half again. You now have a piece that is one fourth the size of the original. Now you fold it in half diagonally. ...more

How To : Dominate the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

First off, don't be frustrated. YOU CAN DO IT! Contrary to the message in the image above, it's NOT over. It's just beginning. And when it comes to solving the New York Times crossword puzzle, the old cliche does apply: practice makes perfect. I've read quite a few books and ...more

How To : Find the complex conjugate of a complex number

Need a little help with your math homework? No problem, the Math Centre offers students video tutorials that will provide as a reference guide for self-study. Students get self-study resources targeted to the needs of individual courses, and teachers gain generic mathematics s ...more

How To : Find real and imaginary parts of a complex number

Need a little help with your math homework? No problem, the Math Centre offers students video tutorials that will provide as a reference guide for self-study. Students get self-study resources targeted to the needs of individual courses, and teachers gain generic mathematics s ...more

How To : Make a Sonobe Jasmine Dodecahedron

Math Craft admin Cory Poole posted instructions on How to Make a Cube, Octahedron & Icosahedron from Sonobe Units, plus some great complex models in his article, How to Make a Truncated Icosahedron, Pentakis Dodecahedron & More. These models use the standard sonobe unit and a ...more

How To : Use cross products to solve proportions

To solve a proportion for a variable you should employ cross multiplication. The basis of cross multiplication is the property which states that the product of the numerator of one fraction and the denominator of what it is set equal to is equal to the product of the remaining ...more

How To : Derive the area of a circle

This video is about deriving the area of a circle of radius 'r' using polar co-ordinate. First, we draw a circle and its radius 'r'. Then draw another radius close to it, so that it forms a small triangle-like figure. To find the area of the complete circle, divide the circle ...more

How To : Represent complex numbers with the Argand Diagram

Need a little help with your math homework? No problem, the Math Centre offers students video tutorials that will provide as a reference guide for self-study. Students get self-study resources targeted to the needs of individual courses, and teachers gain generic mathematics s ...more

How To : Add and subtract complex numbers

Need a little help with your math homework? No problem, the Math Centre offers students video tutorials that will provide as a reference guide for self-study. Students get self-study resources targeted to the needs of individual courses, and teachers gain generic mathematics s ...more

How To : Write the square root of a negative complex number

Need a little help with your math homework? No problem, the Math Centre offers students video tutorials that will provide as a reference guide for self-study. Students get self-study resources targeted to the needs of individual courses, and teachers gain generic mathematics s ...more

How To : Find the polar form of a complex number

Need a little help with your math homework? No problem, the Math Centre offers students video tutorials that will provide as a reference guide for self-study. Students get self-study resources targeted to the needs of individual courses, and teachers gain generic mathematics s ...more

How To : Use imaginary numbers and quadratic equations

Need a little help with your math homework? No problem, the Math Centre offers students video tutorials that will provide as a reference guide for self-study. Students get self-study resources targeted to the needs of individual courses, and teachers gain generic mathematics s ...more

How To : Divide complex numbers

Need a little help with your math homework? No problem, the Math Centre offers students video tutorials that will provide as a reference guide for self-study. Students get self-study resources targeted to the needs of individual courses, and teachers gain generic mathematics s ...more

How To : Solve basic linear equations in algebra

Linear equations are inescapable in life - whether you're taking algebra, geometry, or trigonometry, linear equations are the foundation of math as we know it. Keep your mind sharp and your pencil sharpened with this introductory video on solving basic linear equations. You'l ...more

How To : Find the sine, cosine & tangent of an angle in trig

Need help figuring out the sine, cosine, and tangent of an angle in a right triangle? Need to know how to solve a matrix-form linear equation in algebra? Need help solving problems involving 45°-45°-90° right triangles? You're in luck. From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Got ...more

How To : Find the sides of a 30-60-90 right triangle

Does your geometry homework have you stumped about finding the sides of a 30-60-90 right triangle? Have no fear, in this excellent video, Davitily from Math Problem Generator explains the process step by step using easy to follow examples. The video covers common examples and ...more

How To : Graph trigonometric functions

Learn how to graph the amplitude and periods of sine and cosine functions in basic trigonometry. Learn how to use trigonometric functions to calculate the sides of a right triangle. Need to know how to solve a matrix-form linear equation in algebra? From Ramanujan to calculus ...more

How To : Find the length of a side of a triangle using sine

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to find the length of a triangle using sine. This task is very easy, fast and simple to do. This formula can only be done on right triangles. Begin by finding the angle first and figure which trigonometric ratio to use. Then find which ...more

How To : Multiply complex numbers

Need a little help with your math homework? No problem, the Math Centre offers students video tutorials that will provide as a reference guide for self-study. Students get self-study resources targeted to the needs of individual courses, and teachers gain generic mathematics s ...more

How To : Understand the CAH formula

In order to find the cosine of a triangle in trigonometry, you will need to understand the CAH formula, part of the larger mnemonic of SOHCAHTOA, which outlines how to find the sine, cosine, and the tangent of an angle. The video offers accurate diagrams as well as examples in ...more

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