Math - 2018-19
T.8 - Laws of Sines and Cosines
T.8 The student will create and solve practical problems involving triangles
UNDERSTANDING THE STANDARD
· A practical problem may be
solved by using one of a variety of techniques associated with triangles.
The student will use problem solving, mathematical communication, mathematical reasoning, connections, and representations to
· T.81 Create and solve practical problems involving triangles.
the trigonometric functions, Pythagorean Theorem, Law of Sines, and Law of
Cosines to solve practical problems.
the trigonometric functions to model
a solution technique associated with triangles that could be used with a given
the sum and difference identities for sine, cosine, and tangent to solve problems.