Unit 1: Trigonometry (Circular Motion & Periodic Functions)

Upon completion of the unit, students will be able to …
  1. Find the length of an arc and the area of a sector
  2. Use sine and cosine functions to describe rotations of circular objects
  3. Define sine and cosine as functions of real numbers and analyze the resulting periodic graphs
  4. Sketch the graphs of the sine and cosine functions
  5. Determine the period and amplitude of AsinBx and AcosBx
  6. Use sines and cosines to model periodic phenomena
  7. Use radian and degree measures with trigonometric functions
  8. Develop and use the Unit Circle to find exact values of the sine, cosine, and tangent of common angles