AIM: How can we practice trig problems?
Announcements: Trigonometry Quiz this week, tentatively Thursday or Friday.
HW: Trig Word Problems Worksheet
Do Now: A ladder leans against a building. The top of the ladder reaches a point on the building which is 18 feet above the ground. The foot of the ladder is 7 feet from the building. Find the measure of the angle which the ladder makes with the level ground.
Classwork: We applied our understanding of Sine, Cosine, and Tangent to solve word problems. When approaching trig word problems, it's helpful to:
-Draw a diagram to model the situation
-Label the diagram with known information
-Identify necessary trig function
-use algebra to solve