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Intro to Trig: Basic Elements of Right Triangle Trigonometry

Intro to Trig: Basic Elements of Right Triangle Trigonometry image An Introductory Project in Trigonometry using The Geometer's Sketchpad
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Author: Ed Malczewski
Date Created: 2/9/2000
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An Introductory Project in Trigonometry using The Geometer's Sketchpad. You currently work for your hometown's fire department. They have placed you in charge of buying a new ladder for the department. You need to find out, how tall a ladder to purchase so that you'll be able to reach the top of any building in town. The tallest building is ten stories high. How tall a ladder do you have to buy?

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