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Trigonometric Functions

Produced by the Spode Group as part of the A-level mathematics support series, this booklet aims to show the practical importance of trigonometric functions. The booklet contains five case studies.

Cylindrical oil container covers applications of sine, cosine and tangent

Pipes covers use of Pythagoras' theorem and finding the length of an arc

Modelling hours of daylight applications of simple harmonic motion

Pull on the arms of a windsurfer resolving forces in equilibrium

Problems contains a variety of problems The booklet is intended as enrichment material to be used in conjunction with a text book providing background theory and practice examples.

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