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Trigonometric Functions

Main Concept

There are a total of three primary trigonometric functions and three secondary trigonometric functions.

 

Primary Trigonometric Function        s

Secondary Trigonometric Functions

sine

cosecant

cosine

secant

tangent

cotangent

Summary of the Trigonometric Function Properties

 

Name        

Notation        

Ratio

Period

Asymptotes

Sine

sin(θ)

oppositehypotenuse

2π or 360 degrees

none

Cosine

cos(θ)

adjacenthypotenuse

2π or 360 degrees

none

Tangent

tan(θ)

oppositeadjacent

π or 180 degrees

 π2+kπ, where k is an integer

Cosecant

csc(θ)

hypotenuseopposite

2π or 360 degrees

kπ, where k is an integer

Secant

sec(θ)

hypotenuseadjacent

2π or 360 degrees

π2+kπ, where k is an integer

Cotangent

cot(θ)

adjacentopposite

π or 180 degrees

kπ, where k is an integer

 

Explore the properties of the Trigonometric Functions. Pay attention to the critical points, asymptote, and period of each function.

 

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