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1 Express each ratio as a fraction and as a decimal to the nearest hundredth. 1. sin A The sine of an angle is defined as the ratio of the opposite side to the hypotenuse. So, 2. tan C The tangent of an angle is defined as the ratio of the opposite side to the adjacent side. So, 3. cos A The cosine of an angle is defined as the ratio of the adjacent side to the hypotenuse. So, 4. tan A The tangent of an angle is defined as the ratio of the opposite side to the adjacent side. So, 5. cos C The cosine of an angle is defined as the ratio of the adjacent side to the hypotenuse. So, 6. sin C The sine of an angle is defined as the ratio of the opposite side to the hypotenuse. So, 7. Use a special right triangle to express sin as a fraction and as a decimal to the nearest hundredth. Draw and label the side lengths of a right triangle, with x as the length of the shorter leg. Then the longer leg measures and the hypotenuse has a measure 2x. Page 1

2 The sine of an angle is defined as the ratio of the opposite side to the hypotenuse. So, 7. Use a special right triangle to express sin as a fraction and as a decimal to the nearest hundredth. Draw and label the side lengths of a right triangle, with x as the length of the shorter leg. Then the longer leg measures and the hypotenuse has a measure 2x. The side opposite the 60 angle has a measure of and the hypotenuse is 2x units long. Find x. Round to the nearest hundredth. 8. The tangent of an angle is defined as the ratio of the opposite side to the adjacent side. Multiply both sides by 13. Use a calculator to find the value of x. Make sure the mode of the calculator is in degrees. Page 2

3 Find x. Round to the nearest hundredth. 8. The tangent of an angle is defined as the ratio of the opposite side to the adjacent side. Multiply both sides by 13. Use a calculator to find the value of x. Make sure the mode of the calculator is in degrees. 9. The sine of an angle is defined as the ratio of the opposite side to the hypotenuse. Multiply both sides by x. Divide both sides by sin 61. Use a calculator to find the value of x. Make sure the mode of the calculator is in degrees. Page 3

4 9. The sine of an angle is defined as the ratio of the opposite side to the hypotenuse. Multiply both sides by x. Divide both sides by sin 61. Use a calculator to find the value of x. Make sure the mode of the calculator is in degrees. 10. The cosine of an angle is defined as the ratio of the adjacent side to the hypotenuse. Multiply both sides by 19. Use a calculator to find the value of x. Make sure the mode of the calculator is in degrees. Page 4

5 10. The cosine of an angle is defined as the ratio of the adjacent side to the hypotenuse. Multiply both sides by 19. Use a calculator to find the value of x. Make sure the mode of the calculator is in degrees. 11. SPORTS David is building a bike ramp. He wants the angle that the ramp makes with the ground to be board he wants to use for his ramp is. If the feet long, about how tall will the ramp need to be at the highest point? Let x be the height of the ramp. The length of the ramp is Multiply both sides by 42. Use a calculator to find the value of x. Make sure your calculator is in degree mode. Page 5

6 11. SPORTS David is building a bike ramp. He wants the angle that the ramp makes with the ground to be board he wants to use for his ramp is. If the feet long, about how tall will the ramp need to be at the highest point? Let x be the height of the ramp. The length of the ramp is Multiply both sides by 42. Use a calculator to find the value of x. Make sure your calculator is in degree mode. Use a calculator to find the measure of Z to the nearest tenth. 12. The measures given are those of the leg opposite and the hypotenuse, so write an equation using the sine ratio. Use a calculator to solve for the measure of angle Z. Make sure your calculator is in degree mode. Page 6

7 Use a calculator to find the measure of Z to the nearest tenth. 12. The measures given are those of the leg opposite and the hypotenuse, so write an equation using the sine ratio. Use a calculator to solve for the measure of angle Z. Make sure your calculator is in degree mode. 13. The measures given are those of the leg adjacent to ratio. and the hypotenuse, so write an equation using the cosine Use a calculator to solve for the measure of angle Z. Make sure your calculator is in degree mode. Page 7

8 13. The measures given are those of the leg adjacent to ratio. and the hypotenuse, so write an equation using the cosine Use a calculator to solve for the measure of angle Z. Make sure your calculator is in degree mode. 14. The measures given are those of the leg opposite and the hypotenuse, so write an equation using the sine ratio. Use a calculator to solve for the measure of angle Z. Make sure your calculator is in degree mode. Page 8

9 14. The measures given are those of the leg opposite and the hypotenuse, so write an equation using the sine ratio. Use a calculator to solve for the measure of angle Z. Make sure your calculator is in degree mode. 15. Solve the right triangle. Round side measures to the nearest tenth and angle measures to the nearest degree. In a right triangle, the sum of the squares of the lengths of the legs is equal to the square of the length of the hypotenuse. The measures given are those of the leg opposite and the hypotenuse, so write an equation using the sine ratio. Page 9

10 15. Solve the right triangle. Round side measures to the nearest tenth and angle measures to the nearest degree. In a right triangle, the sum of the squares of the lengths of the legs is equal to the square of the length of the hypotenuse. The measures given are those of the leg opposite and the hypotenuse, so write an equation using the sine ratio. Use a calculator to find the measure of angle R. Make sure your calculator is in degree mode. The sum of the measures of the angles of a triangle is 180. Therefore, Find sin J, cos J, tan J, sin L, cos L, and tan L. Express each ratio as a fraction and as a decimal to the nearest hundredth. 16. esolutions Manual - Powered by Cognero The sine of an angle is defined as the ratio of the opposite side to the hypotenuse. Page 10

11 The sum of the measures of the angles of a triangle is 180. Therefore, Find sin J, cos J, tan J, sin L, cos L, and tan L. Express each ratio as a fraction and as a decimal to the nearest hundredth. 16. The sine of an angle is defined as the ratio of the opposite side to the hypotenuse. The cosine of an angle is defined as the ratio of the adjacent side to the hypotenuse. The tangent of an angle is defined as the ratio of the opposite side to the adjacent side. 17. The sine of an angle is defined as the ratio of the opposite side to the hypotenuse. The cosine of an angle is defined as the ratio of the adjacent side to the hypotenuse. The tangent of an angle is defined as the ratio of the opposite side to the adjacent side. 18. Page 11

12 18. The sine of an angle is defined as the ratio of the opposite side to the hypotenuse. The cosine of an angle is defined as the ratio of the adjacent side to the hypotenuse. The tangent of an angle is defined as the ratio of the opposite side to the adjacent side. 19. The sine of an angle is defined as the ratio of the opposite side to the hypotenuse. The cosine of an angle is defined as the ratio of the adjacent side to the hypotenuse. The tangent of an angle is defined as the ratio of the opposite side to the adjacent side. 20. The sine of an angle is defined as the ratio of the opposite side to the hypotenuse. The cosine of an angle is defined as the ratio of the adjacent side to the hypotenuse. The tangent of an angle is defined as the ratio of the opposite side to the adjacent side. Page 12

13 20. The sine of an angle is defined as the ratio of the opposite side to the hypotenuse. The cosine of an angle is defined as the ratio of the adjacent side to the hypotenuse. The tangent of an angle is defined as the ratio of the opposite side to the adjacent side. 21. The sine of an angle is defined as the ratio of the opposite side to the hypotenuse. The cosine of an angle is defined as the ratio of the adjacent side to the hypotenuse. The tangent of an angle is defined as the ratio of the opposite side to the adjacent side. Use a special right triangle to express each trigonometric ratio as a fraction and as a decimal to the nearest hundredth. 22. tan Draw and label the side lengths of a right triangle, with x as the length of the shorter leg. Then the longer leg measures and the hypotenuse has a measure 2x. The side opposite to the 60 angle has a measure of and the adjacent side is x units long. Page 13

14 Use a special right triangle to express each trigonometric ratio as a fraction and as a decimal to the nearest hundredth. 22. tan Draw and label the side lengths of a right triangle, with x as the length of the shorter leg. Then the longer leg measures and the hypotenuse has a measure 2x. The side opposite to the 60 angle has a measure of and the adjacent side is x units long. 23. cos Draw and label the side lengths of a right triangle, with x as the length of the shorter leg. Then the longer leg measures and the hypotenuse has a measure 2x. The side adjacent to the 30 angle has a measure of and the hypotenuse is 2x units long. 24. sin Draw and label the side lengths of a right triangle, with x as the length of the shorter leg. Then the longer leg measures and the hypotenuse has a measure 2x. Page 14

15 24. sin Draw and label the side lengths of a right triangle, with x as the length of the shorter leg. Then the longer leg measures and the hypotenuse has a measure 2x. The side opposite to the 45 angle has a measure of x and the hypotenuse is units long. 25. sin Draw and label the side lengths of a right triangle, with x as the length of the shorter leg. Then the longer leg measures and the hypotenuse has a measure 2x. The side opposite to the 30 angle has a measure of x and the hypotenuse is 2x units long. 26. tan Draw and label the side lengths of a right triangle, with x as the length of the shorter leg. Then the longer leg measures and the hypotenuse has a measure 2x. Page 15

16 26. tan Draw and label the side lengths of a right triangle, with x as the length of the shorter leg. Then the longer leg measures and the hypotenuse has a measure 2x. The side opposite to the 45 angle has a measure of x and the adjacent side is also x units long. 27. cos Draw and label the side lengths of a right triangle, with x as the length of the shorter leg. Then the longer leg measures and the hypotenuse has a measure 2x. The side adjacent to the 60 angle has a measure of x and the hypotenuse is 2x units long. Find x. Round to the nearest tenth. 28. The sine of an angle is defined as the ratio of the opposite side to the hypotenuse. So, Multiply each side by x. Page 16

17 Find x. Round to the nearest tenth. 28. The sine of an angle is defined as the ratio of the opposite side to the hypotenuse. So, Multiply each side by x. Divide each side by sin 21. Use a calculator to find the value of x. 29. The tangent of an angle is defined as the ratio of the opposite side to the adjacent side. So, Multiply each side by x. Divide each side by tan 49. Use a calculator to find the value of x. 30. The cosine of an angle is defined as the ratio of the adjacent side to the hypotenuse. So, Multiply both sides by 28. Use a calculator to find the value of x. Page 17

18 Divide each side by tan 49. Use a calculator to find the value of x. 30. The cosine of an angle is defined as the ratio of the adjacent side to the hypotenuse. So, Multiply both sides by 28. Use a calculator to find the value of x. 31. The cosine of an angle is defined as the ratio of the adjacent side to the hypotenuse. So, Multiply both sides by x. Divide each side by cos 63. Use a calculator to find the value of x. 32. The tangent of an angle is defined as the ratio of the opposite side to the adjacent side. So, Multiply each side by 32. Use a calculator to find the value of x. Page 18

19 Divide each side by cos 63. Use a calculator to find the value of x. 32. The tangent of an angle is defined as the ratio of the opposite side to the adjacent side. So, Multiply each side by 32. Use a calculator to find the value of x. 33. The sine of an angle is defined as the ratio of the opposite side to the hypotenuse. So, Multiply each side by Use a calculator to find the value of x. 34. GYMNASTICS The springboard that Eric uses in his gymnastics class has 6-inch coils and forms an angle of with the base. About how long is the springboard? The base, the coil and the springboard form a right triangle. Let x be the length of the springboard. The length of the coil is 6 inches. Then, Multiply each side by esolutions Manual - Powered by x. Cognero Divide each side by sin Page 19

20 Multiply each side by Use a calculator to find the value of x. 34. GYMNASTICS The springboard that Eric uses in his gymnastics class has 6-inch coils and forms an angle of with the base. About how long is the springboard? The base, the coil and the springboard form a right triangle. Let x be the length of the springboard. The length of the coil is 6 inches. Then, Multiply each side by x. Divide each side by sin Use a calculator to find the value of x. Therefore, the springboard is about 24 ft long. 35. ROLLER COASTERS The angle of ascent of the first hill of a roller coaster is. If the length of the track from the beginning of the ascent to the highest point is 98 feet, what is the height of the roller coaster when it reaches the top of the first hill? Let x be the height of the roller coaster when it reaches the top, the side opposite the 55 degree angle. The length of the track from the beginning of the ascent to the highest point is 98 feet, the hypotenuse Therefore, Multiply each side by 98. Use a calculator to find the value of x, in degree mode. Page 20

21 Use a calculator to find the value of x. Therefore, the springboard is about 24 ft long. 35. ROLLER COASTERS The angle of ascent of the first hill of a roller coaster is. If the length of the track from the beginning of the ascent to the highest point is 98 feet, what is the height of the roller coaster when it reaches the top of the first hill? Let x be the height of the roller coaster when it reaches the top, the side opposite the 55 degree angle. The length of the track from the beginning of the ascent to the highest point is 98 feet, the hypotenuse Therefore, Multiply each side by 98. Use a calculator to find the value of x, in degree mode. Therefore, the roller coaster is about 80 ft high when it reaches the top. Use a calculator to find the measure of T to the nearest tenth. 36. The Manual measures givenbyare those of the legs opposite and adjacent to esolutions - Powered Cognero, so write an equation using the tangent ratio. Page 21

22 Therefore, the roller coaster is about 80 ft high when it reaches the top. Use a calculator to find the measure of T to the nearest tenth. 36. The measures given are those of the legs opposite and adjacent to, so write an equation using the tangent ratio. If Use a calculator. 37. The measures given are those of the leg adjacent to ratio. and the hypotenuse, so write an equation using the cosine If Use a calculator. 38. The measures given are those of the leg opposite to ratio. and the hypotenuse, so write an equation using the sine If Use Manual a calculator. esolutions - Powered by Cognero Page 22

23 If Use a calculator. 38. The measures given are those of the leg opposite to ratio. and the hypotenuse, so write an equation using the sine If Use a calculator. 39. The measures given are those of the leg opposite to ratio. and the hypotenuse, so write an equation using the sine If Use a calculator. 40. The measures given are those of the leg adjacent to ratio. and the hypotenuse, so write an equation using the cosine If Use a calculator. Page 23

24 If Use a calculator. 40. The measures given are those of the leg adjacent to ratio. and the hypotenuse, so write an equation using the cosine If Use a calculator. 41. The measures given are those of the legs opposite and adjacent to, so write an equation using the tangent ratio. If Use a calculator. Solve each right triangle. Round side measures to the nearest tenth and angle measures to the nearest degree. 42. The sum of the measures of the angles of a triangle is 180. Therefore, The sine of an angle is defined as the ratio of the opposite side to the hypotenuse. Let x be the length of the hypotenuse. Then, Page 24

25 If Use a calculator. Solve each right triangle. Round side measures to the nearest tenth and angle measures to the nearest degree. 42. The sum of the measures of the angles of a triangle is 180. Therefore, The sine of an angle is defined as the ratio of the opposite side to the hypotenuse. Let x be the length of the hypotenuse. Then, Multiply each side by x. Divide each side by sin 32. Use a calculator to find the value of x. In a right triangle, the sum of the squares of the lengths of the legs is equal to the square of the length of the hypotenuse. So, 43. The sum of the measures of the angles of a triangle is 180. Therefore, The sine of an angle is defined as the ratio of the opposite side to the hypotenuse. Let WX = x. Then, Multiply each side by 18. Use a calculator to find the value of x. In a right triangle, the sum of the squares of the lengths of the legs is equal to the square of the length of the hypotenuse. So, Page 25

26 43. The sum of the measures of the angles of a triangle is 180. Therefore, The sine of an angle is defined as the ratio of the opposite side to the hypotenuse. Let WX = x. Then, Multiply each side by 18. Use a calculator to find the value of x. In a right triangle, the sum of the squares of the lengths of the legs is equal to the square of the length of the hypotenuse. So, 44. In a right triangle, the sum of the squares of the lengths of the legs is equal to the square of the length of the hypotenuse. So, The measures given are those of the leg opposite to ratio. and the hypotenuse, so write an equation using the sine If Use a calculator. The sum of the measures of the angles of a triangle is 180. Therefore, Page 26

27 Use a calculator. The sum of the measures of the angles of a triangle is 180. Therefore, 45. In a right triangle, the sum of the squares of the lengths of the legs is equal to the square of the length of the hypotenuse. So, and the hypotenuse, so write an equation using the cosine The measures given are those of the leg adjacent to ratio. If Use a calculator. The sum of the measures of the angles of a triangle is 180. Therefore, 46. BACKPACKS Ramón has a rolling backpack that is feet tall when the handle is extended. When he is pulling the backpack, Ramon s hand is 3 feet from the ground. What angle does his backpack make with the floor? Round to the nearest degree. Let x be the measure of the angle that his backpack make with the floor. The length of the backpack is and it is 3 ft or 36 in. above the ground. The measures given are those of the leg opposite to x and the hypotenuse, so write an equation using the sine ratio. If Use a calculator. Therefore, backpack makes esolutions Manual -the Powered by Cognero an angle about with the floor. Page 27 COORDINATE GEOMETRY Find the measure of each angle to the nearest tenth of a degree using the Distance Formula and an inverse trigonometric ratio.

28 Use a calculator. The sum of the measures of the angles of a triangle is 180. Therefore, 46. BACKPACKS Ramón has a rolling backpack that is feet tall when the handle is extended. When he is pulling the backpack, Ramon s hand is 3 feet from the ground. What angle does his backpack make with the floor? Round to the nearest degree. Let x be the measure of the angle that his backpack make with the floor. The length of the backpack is and it is 3 ft or 36 in. above the ground. The measures given are those of the leg opposite to x and the hypotenuse, so write an equation using the sine ratio. If Use a calculator. Therefore, the backpack makes an angle about with the floor. COORDINATE GEOMETRY Find the measure of each angle to the nearest tenth of a degree using the Distance Formula and an inverse trigonometric ratio. 47. K in right triangle JKL with vertices J( 2, 3), K( 7, 3), and L( 2, 4) Use the Distance Formula to find the length of each side. Since KL is the hypotenuse and JK is the leg adjacent to Page 28, then write an equation using the cosine ratio.

29 If Use a calculator. Therefore, the backpack makes an angle about with the floor. COORDINATE GEOMETRY Find the measure of each angle to the nearest tenth of a degree using the Distance Formula and an inverse trigonometric ratio. 47. K in right triangle JKL with vertices J( 2, 3), K( 7, 3), and L( 2, 4) Use the Distance Formula to find the length of each side. Since KL is the hypotenuse and JK is the leg adjacent to, then write an equation using the cosine ratio. Use a calculator, in degree mode, to find the measure of angle K. 48. Y in right triangle XYZ with vertices X(4, 1), Y( 6, 3), and Z( 2, 7) Use Manual the Distance Formula to find the length of each side. esolutions - Powered by Cognero Page 29

30 48. Y in right triangle XYZ with vertices X(4, 1), Y( 6, 3), and Z( 2, 7) Use the Distance Formula to find the length of each side. Since is the hypotenuse and is the leg opposite to, then write an equation using the sine ratio. Solve for Y: Use a calculator, in degree mode, to find the measure of angle Y. 49. A in in right triangle ABC with vertices A(3, 1), B(3, 3), and C(8, 3) Use the Distance Formula to find the length of each side. Page 30

31 49. A in in right triangle ABC with vertices A(3, 1), B(3, 3), and C(8, 3) Use the Distance Formula to find the length of each side. Since is the hypotenuse and is the leg adjacent to, then write an equation using the cosine ratio. Use a calculator, in degree mode, to find the measure of angle A. 50. SCHOOL SPIRIT Hana is making a pennant for each of the 18 girls on her basketball team. She will use 0.5-inch seam binding to finish the edges of the pennants. a. What is the total length of the seam binding needed to finish all of the pennants? b. If the seam binding is sold in 3-yard packages at a cost of \$1.79, how much will it cost? Page 31

32 50. SCHOOL SPIRIT Hana is making a pennant for each of the 18 girls on her basketball team. She will use 0.5-inch seam binding to finish the edges of the pennants. a. What is the total length of the seam binding needed to finish all of the pennants? b. If the seam binding is sold in 3-yard packages at a cost of \$1.79, how much will it cost? The altitude to the base of an isosceles triangle bisects the base, which gives us the following diagram: Write an equation using the cosine ratio. Multiply each side by x. Divide each side by cos 70. Use a calculator, in degree mode, to find the value of x. The perimeter of one pennant is about = in. Therefore, for 18 pennants, the total perimeter would be (18)= or 494 in. Page 32

33 The perimeter of one pennant is about = in. Therefore, for 18 pennants, the total perimeter would be (18)= or 494 in. b. To determine the cost of the binding, there are three things to consider: 1) how many yards of binding does Hana need?, 2) How many packages of binding would be sufficient?, and 3) What is the cost per package? 1) To determine the yards of binding Hana needs to buy, we need to convert 494 inches to yards. Since there are 36 inches in one yard, then. 2) Since the binding comes in packages of 3 yards, we will need to buy 5 packages. (4 packages would only allow for 12 yards, which is not enough.) 3) The cost of one package of binding is \$1.79, so 5(1.79) = \$8.95 Find the perimeter and area of each triangle. Round to the nearest hundredth. 51. Let x be the length of the side adjacent to the angle of measure 59. Since x is the side adjacent to the given acute angle and 5 is opposite to it, write an equation using the tangent ratio. Multiply each side by x. Divide each side by tan 59. Use a calculator to find the value of x. Make sure your calculator is in degree mode. Therefore, the area A of the triangle is Page 33

34 Therefore, the area A of the triangle is Use the Pythagorean Theorem to find the length of the hypotenuse. In a right triangle, the sum of the squares of the lengths of the legs is equal to the square of the length of the hypotenuse. So, Therefore, the perimeter of the triangle is about = ft. 52. Let x be the length of the hypotenuse of the right triangle. Since x is the hypotenuse and the side adjacent to the acute angle is given, write an equation using the cosine ratio. Multiply each side by x. Divide each side by cos 18. Use a calculator to find the value of x. make sure your calculator is in degree mode. Page 34

35 Use a calculator to find the value of x. make sure your calculator is in degree mode. Use the Pythagorean Theorem to find the length of the hypotenuse. In a right triangle, the sum of the squares of the lengths of the legs is equal to the square of the length of the hypotenuse. So, Therefore, the perimeter of the triangle is about = cm. The area A of the triangle is 53. The altitude to the base of an isosceles triangle bisects the base. Then we have the following diagram. Let x represent the hypotenuse of the right triangle formed. Since we are solving for x and have the length of the side adjacent to the given acute angle, write an equation using the cosine ratio. Multiply each side by x. Divide each side by cos 48. Page 35

36 Multiply each side by x. Divide each side by cos 48. Use a calculator to find the value of x.make sure your calculator is in degree mode. The perimeter of the triangle is about = 8.74 ft. Use the Pythagorean Theorem to find the altitude. In a right triangle, the sum of the squares of the lengths of the legs is equal to the square of the length of the hypotenuse. Therefore, the area A of the triangle is 54. Find the tangent of the greater acute angle in a triangle with side lengths of 3, 4, and 5 centimeters. The lengths of the sides 3, 4, and 5 form a Pythagorean triple, so the triangle is right triangle. The length of the hypotenuse is 5 units, the longer leg is 4 units and the shorter leg is 3 units. Page 36

37 Therefore, the area A of the triangle is 54. Find the tangent of the greater acute angle in a triangle with side lengths of 3, 4, and 5 centimeters. The lengths of the sides 3, 4, and 5 form a Pythagorean triple, so the triangle is right triangle. The length of the hypotenuse is 5 units, the longer leg is 4 units and the shorter leg is 3 units. The greater acute angle is the one opposite to the longer leg. Let A be the angle. The tangent of an angle is defined as the ratio of the opposite side to the adjacent side. The side opposite to A measures 4 units and that adjacent to A measures 3 units. 55. Find the cosine of the smaller acute angle in a triangle with side lengths of 10, 24, and 26 inches. The lengths of the sides, 10, 24, and 26 can be written as 2(5), 2(12), and 2(13). We know that the numbers 5, 12, and 13 form a Pythagorean triple, so the triangle is right triangle. The length of the hypotenuse is 26 units, the longer leg is 24 units and the shorter leg is 10 units long. The smaller acute angle is the one opposite to the shorter leg. Let A be the angle. The cosine of an angle is defined as the ratio of the adjacent side to the hypotenuse. The side adjacent to A measures 24 units and the hypotenuse is 26 units. 56. ESTIMATION Ethan and Tariq want to estimate the area of the field that their team will use for soccer practice. and they have paced off the width of the field as shown. They used the Page 37 fence posts at the corners of the field to estimate that the angle between the length of the field and the diagonal is about. If they assume that each of their steps is about 18 inches, what is the area of the practice field in square esolutions Cognero TheyManual know- Powered that the by field is rectangular,

38 The side adjacent to A measures 24 units and the hypotenuse is 26 units. 56. ESTIMATION Ethan and Tariq want to estimate the area of the field that their team will use for soccer practice. They know that the field is rectangular, and they have paced off the width of the field as shown. They used the fence posts at the corners of the field to estimate that the angle between the length of the field and the diagonal is about. If they assume that each of their steps is about 18 inches, what is the area of the practice field in square feet? Round to the nearest square foot. Use the trigonometric ratios to find the length of the play ground. The width of the ground is 280 steps which is about 5040 inches = 420 feet. Let x be the length of the play ground. Since x represents the side opposite the acute angle given and we are solving for the side adjacent to the acute angle, write an equation using the tangent ratio. Multiply each side by x. Divide each side by tan 40. Use a calculator to find the value of x. Make sure your calculator is in degree mode. Therefore, the area of the play ground is about Find x and y. Round to the nearest tenth. Page 38

39 Therefore, the area of the play ground is about Find x and y. Round to the nearest tenth. 57. The altitude to the base of an isosceles triangle bisects the base. Then we have the following diagram: Since x is the side adjacent to the given acute angle and the hypotenuse is given, write an equation using the cosine ratio. Multiply each side by 32. Use a calculator to find the value of x. Make sure your calculator is in degree mode. Use the Pythagorean Theorem to find the altitude. In a right triangle, the sum of the squares of the lengths of the legs is equal to the square of the length of the hypotenuse. Page 39

40 Use the Pythagorean Theorem to find the altitude. In a right triangle, the sum of the squares of the lengths of the legs is equal to the square of the length of the hypotenuse. 58. Use the Pythagorean Theorem to find the length of the third side of the right triangle. In a right triangle, the sum of the squares of the lengths of the legs is equal to the square of the length of the hypotenuse. The side of length 33.4 units is divided into two congruent segments. So, each segment is about 16.7 units long. Use the trigonometric ratios to find the values of x and y. Since x is opposite 16.7 and adjacent to 22, write an equation for x using the tangent ratio. Use a calculator to solve for x. Make sure your calculator is in degree mode. Since y is opposite 22 and the hypotenuse is 40, write an equation for y using the sine ratio. Page 40

41 Since y is opposite 22 and the hypotenuse is 40, write an equation for y using the sine ratio. 59. The sum of the measures of the angles of a triangle is 180. Therefore, Since y is the hypotenuse and 8 is adjacent to the given angle, write an equation using the cosine ratio. Solve the equation for y. Use your calculator to solve for y. Make sure your calculator is in degree mode. Use the Pythagorean Theorem to find the altitude of the triangle. Page 41

42 Use the Pythagorean Theorem to find the altitude of the triangle. Since x is the side adjacent the given acute angle and 8.5 is side opposite the given angle, write an equation using the tangent ratio of the angle of measure 43. Solve the equation for x. Use your calculator to solve for x. Make sure your calculator is in degree mode. 60. COORDINATE GEOMETRY Show that the slope of a line at. from the x-axis is equal to the tangent of Plot two points that lie on the line and find their slope, sketching a right triangle as shown below. Slope is determined by the tangent ratio of the triangle. It is the rise (opposite) over run (adjacent side) of the line. Sample answer: Page 42

43 60. COORDINATE GEOMETRY Show that the slope of a line at. from the x-axis is equal to the tangent of Plot two points that lie on the line and find their slope, sketching a right triangle as shown below. Slope is determined by the tangent ratio of the triangle. It is the rise (opposite) over run (adjacent side) of the line. Sample answer: Since the slope is 1 and slope is rise over run, which is tan or tan. 61. MULTIPLE REPRESENTATIONS In this problem, you will investigate an algebraic relationship between the sine and cosine ratios. a. GEOMETRIC Draw three nonsimilar right triangles that are not similar to each other. Label the triangles ABC, MNP, and XYZ, with the right angles located at vertices B, N, and Y, respectively. Measure and label each side of the three triangles. b. TABULAR Copy and complete the table below. Page 43

44 61. MULTIPLE REPRESENTATIONS In this problem, you will investigate an algebraic relationship between the sine and cosine ratios. a. GEOMETRIC Draw three nonsimilar right triangles that are not similar to each other. Label the triangles ABC, MNP, and XYZ, with the right angles located at vertices B, N, and Y, respectively. Measure and label each side of the three triangles. b. TABULAR Copy and complete the table below. c. VERBAL Make a conjecture about the sum of the squares of the cosine and sine of an acute angle of a right triangle. d. ALGEBRAIC Express your conjecture algebraically for an angle X. e. ANALYTICAL Show that your conjecture is valid for angle A in the figure using the trigonometric functions and the Pythagorean Theorem. a. Create three right triangles, using a protractor and straight edge. Measure the side lengths carefully, in centimeters. b. Calculate the sine, cosine, and tangent of each acute angle, in triangle you created. Then, write their ratios in the table provided. Round your ratios to the nearest thousandth. Then, substitute those values into the formula for each angle requested. Page 44

45 b. Calculate the sine, cosine, and tangent of each acute angle, in triangle you created. Then, write their ratios in the table provided. Round your ratios to the nearest thousandth. Then, substitute those values into the formula for each angle requested. c. Observe any pattern you see on last column of the table. Sample answer: The sum of the cosine squared and the sine squared of an acute angle of a right triangle is 1. d. e. Conjecture that might not equal one, then prove that it must be, using the trigonometric ratios from the provided triangle and the Pythagorean theorem. Sample answer: 62. CHALLENGE Solve. Round to the nearest whole number. The sum of the measures of the angles of a triangle is 180, therefore Solve for x. Page 45

46 The sum of the measures of the angles of a triangle is 180, therefore Solve for x. Use the value of x to find the measures of the angles. So, is a right triangle with the right angle B. In a right triangle, the sum of the squares of the lengths of the legs is equal to the square of the length of the hypotenuse. Therefore, Simplify. Use the Quadratic formula to find the roots of the equation. The root y = 1 will make the length AC = 3( 1) 1 = 4. So, y cannot be 1. Then, y = 7. Use the value of y to find the lengths of the sides. Page 46

47 The root y = 1 will make the length AC = 3( 1) 1 = 4. So, y cannot be 1. Then, y = 7. Use the value of y to find the lengths of the sides. 63. REASONING After solving several right triangle trigonometry problems, Tristan noticed that the values of sine and cosine for the acute angles of a right triangle were less than 1. Will the values of sine and cosine for an acute angle always be less than 1? Explain. Consider the formulas for the sine and cosine of the acute angles in a right triangle. What is special about the hypotenuse of a right triangle and how its length compares to the legs? How does it influence the value of a fraction if you are always dividing a smaller value by a larger one? Sample answer: Yes; since the values of sine and cosine are both calculated by dividing one of the legs of a right triangle by the hypotenuse, and the hypotenuse is always the longest side of a right triangle, the values will always be less than 1. You will always be dividing the smaller number by the larger number. with the right angle at vertex B. Use a ruler to measure each side, and write the 64. OPEN ENDED Draw right ratios for sin A and cos C. How are the two ratios related? Use a straight edge and a protractor when making the triangle ABC. Measure the side lengths carefully, using centimeters. Compare the ratios ( in decimal form) of the ratios of the. Sample answer: ; The ratios are equal. 65. WRITING IN MATH Explain how you can use ratios of the side lengths to find the angle measures of the acute angles in a right triangle. Describe the process for how you find the acute angle measure of a right triangle, when you know the side lengths. Include how you use the calculator to solve for the angle measure, once you know the correct ratio of the sides. esolutions Manual - Powered Cognero Sample answer: To by find the measure Page 47 of an acute angle of a right triangle, you can find the ratio of the leg opposite the angle to the hypotenuse and use a calculator to find the inverse sine of the ratio, you can find the ratio of the leg adjacent to the angle to the hypotenuse and use a calculator to find the inverse cosine of the ratio, or you can find the

48 65. WRITING IN MATH Explain how you can use ratios of the side lengths to find the angle measures of the acute angles in a right triangle. Describe the process for how you find the acute angle measure of a right triangle, when you know the side lengths. Include how you use the calculator to solve for the angle measure, once you know the correct ratio of the sides. Sample answer: To find the measure of an acute angle of a right triangle, you can find the ratio of the leg opposite the angle to the hypotenuse and use a calculator to find the inverse sine of the ratio, you can find the ratio of the leg adjacent to the angle to the hypotenuse and use a calculator to find the inverse cosine of the ratio, or you can find the ratio of the leg opposite the angle to the leg adjacent to the angle and use a calculator to find the inverse tangent of the ratio. 66. What is the value of tan x? A B C D The tangent of an angle is defined as the ratio of the opposite side to the adjacent side. Therefore, and the correct choice is D. 67. ALGEBRA Which of the following has the same value as? F G H J We have. So, Therefore, the correct choice is H. Page 48

49 68. SHORT RESPONSE If AC = 12 and AB = 25, what is the measure of B to the nearest tenth? The measures given are those of the leg opposite to ratio. and the hypotenuse, so write an equation using the sine Use a calculator to solve for the measure of angle B. Make sure it is in degree mode. Page 49

50 69. SAT/ACT The area of a right triangle is 240 square inches. If the base is 30 inches long, how many inches long is the hypotenuse? A 5 B 8 C 16 D E 34 The area of a triangle is given by the formula A = 240 and b = 30. Substitute into the area formula and solve for h: Use the Pythagorean Theorem to find the length of the third side of the right triangle. In a right triangle, the sum of the squares of the lengths of the legs is equal to the square of the length of the hypotenuse. hypotenuse = 34 inches Page 50

51 Find x and y. 70. In a triangle, the length of the hypotenuse h is 2 times the length of the shorter leg s ( h=2s), and the length of the longer leg l is times the length of the shorter leg ( ). The length of the hypotenuse is y, the shorter leg is x, and the longer leg is Solve for x: Solve for y: 71. In a triangle, the legs l are congruent and the length of the hypotenuse h is times the length of a leg. Since x is one of the congruent legs, then Solve for y: Page 51

52 72. In a triangle, the length of the hypotenuse h is 2 times the length of the shorter leg s (h=2s), and the length of the longer leg l is times the length of the shorter leg ( ). The length of the hypotenuse is 14 the shorter leg is x, and the longer leg is y. Solve for y: Solve for x: Determine whether each set of numbers can be the measures of the sides of a triangle. If so, classify the triangle as acute, obtuse, or right. Justify your answer , 15, 17 By the triangle inequality theorem, the sum of the lengths of any two sides should be greater than the length of the third side. Therefore, the set of numbers can be measures of a triangle. Classify the triangle by comparing the square of the longest side to the sum of the squares of the other two sides. Therefore, by the converse of Pythagorean Theorem, a triangle with the given measures will be a right triangle. Page 52

53 74. 11, 12, 24 By the triangle inequality theorem, the sum of the lengths of any two sides should be greater than the length of the third side. Since the sum of the lengths of two sides is less than that of the third side, the set of numbers cannot be measures of a triangle , 30, 35 By the triangle inequality theorem, the sum of the lengths of any two sides should be greater than the length of the third side. Therefore, the set of numbers can be measures of a triangle. Now, classify the triangle by comparing the square of the longest side to the sum of the squares of the other two sides. Therefore, by Pythagorean Inequality Theorem, a triangle with the given measures will be an obtuse triangle. Page 53

54 76. 18, 24, 30 By the triangle inequality theorem, the sum of the lengths of any two sides should be greater than the length of the third side. Therefore, the set of numbers can be measures of a triangle. Classify the triangle by comparing the square of the longest side to the sum of the squares of the other two sides. Therefore, by the converse of Pythagorean Theorem, a triangle with the given measures will be a right triangle , 5.3, 8.6 By the triangle inequality theorem, the sum of the lengths of any two sides should be greater than the length of the third side. Since the sum of the lengths of two sides is less than that of the third side, the set of numbers cannot be measures of a triangle. Page 54

55 78. By the triangle inequality theorem, the sum of the lengths of any two sides should be greater than the length of the third side. Therefore, the set of numbers can be measures of a triangle. Now, classify the triangle by comparing the square of the longest side to the sum of the squares of the other two sides. Therefore, by Pythagorean Inequality Theorem, a triangle with the given measures will be an acute triangle. Page 55

56 79. MAPS The scale on the map of New Mexico is 2 centimeters = 160 miles. The width of New Mexico through Albuquerque on the map is 4.1 centimeters. How long would it take to drive across New Mexico if you drove at an average of 60 miles per hour? First, find the actual distance from one end to the other end through Albuquerque. Let x be the distance. Then, Solve the proportion to find the value of x. The distance from one end to the other end through Albuquerque is 328 miles. The average speed is 60 miles per hour. Therefore, the time taken to travel from one end to the other end through Albuquerque is Page 56

57 ALGEBRA Find x and y. 80. The measures of the segments of lengths 3y 9 and 2y + 6 are equal. Solve for y: By the Triangle Midsegment Theorem, a midsegment of a triangle is parallel to one side of the triangle, and its length is one half the length of that side. The segment of length x + 2 is a midsegment and the length is half of Solve for x: Page 57

58 81. The measures of the segments of lengths 2x + 3 and 6 x are equal. Solve for x: Similarly, the measures of the segments of lengths are equal. Solve for y: Solve each proportion. Round to the nearest tenth if necessary. 82. Multiply each side by Divide each side by Page 58

59 84. First multiply each side by x. 85. First multiply each side by x. 86. Multiply each side by 23. Page 59

60 87. First multiply each side by x. Page 60

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