Math - 2018-19

T.8 - Laws of Sines and Cosines

T.8  The student will create and solve practical problems involving triangles

Adopted: 2016

BIG IDEAS

UNDERSTANDING THE STANDARD

2016 VDOE Curriculum Framework - T.8 Understanding

    · A practical problem may be solved by using one of a variety of techniques associated with triangles.

ESSENTIALS

The student will use problem solving, mathematical communication, mathematical reasoning, connections, and representations to

·  T.81  Create and solve practical problems involving triangles.

·  T.82  Use the trigonometric functions, Pythagorean Theorem, Law of Sines, and Law of Cosines to solve practical problems.

·  T.83  Use the trigonometric functions to model practical situations.

·  T.84  Identify a solution technique associated with triangles that could be used with a given problem.

·  T.85  Apply the sum and difference identities for sine, cosine, and tangent to solve problems.


KEY VOCABULARY

Updated: May 29, 2018