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Trig: Simplifying and Proving Identities 350

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  • Type: Video Tutorial
  • Length: 63:56
  • Media: Flash video file
  • Use: Watch Online
  • Access Period: 90 Days
  • Posted: 08/05/2009

This lesson is part of the following series:

Trigonometry (13 Lessons) (13 lessons, $33.66)

This 64 minute trigonometry lesson will show you how to simplify and prove trigonometry expressions using the trig:
- reciprocal identities
- quotient identities
- Pythagorean identities

Sample problem: Prove sec Theta – cos Theta = sin Theta x tan Theta

In addition to the trig identities the simplifying process will use will use algebra skills (finding a common denominator, multiplying, factoring, reciprocal ratios).

This lesson contains explanations of the concepts and 18 example questions with step by step solutions plus 7 interactive review questions with solutions.

Lessons that will help you with the fundamentals of this lesson include:
- 300 Basic Trigonometry Part I (http://www.mindbites.com/lesson/5125)
- 315 Basic Trigonometry Part II (http://www.mindbites.com/lesson/5123)

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This 64 minute math help lesson covers simplifying trig expressions and Proving trig identities
Reciprocal identities
Quotient identities
Pythagorean identities

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