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Flashcards in Trigonometry Deck (7)
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1

 

 

What acronym is commonly used to help remember trigonometry?

 

 

SOH CAH TOA

 

(Sin, Opposite, Hypotenuse) (Cos, Adjacent, Hypotenuse) (Tan, Opposite, Adjacent)

2

 

 

What name could be given to side a in relation to angle x?

 

 

Opposite

 

Because side a is opposite angle x

3

 

 

What name could be given to side b in relation to angle x?

 

 

Adjacent

 

Because side b is adjacent to (next to) angle x

4

 

 

What name could be given to side c in relation to angle x?

 

 

Hypotenuse

 

The side opposite the right angle is always called the hypotenuse

5

 

 

What name could be given to side a in relation to angle y?

 

 

Adjacent

 

Because side a is adjacent to (next to) angle y

6

 

 

What name could be given to side b in relation to angle y?

 

 

Opposite

 

Because side b is opposite to angle y

7

 

 

What name could be given to side c in relation to angle y?

 

 

Hypotenuse

 

The side opposite the right angle is always called the hypotenuse