Trigonometric Word Problems Worksheets

How to Solve Trigonometric Word Problems - Students often get to solving the Trigonometry Problems stage when they are in the ninth grade, and it can get tricky at times. In this topic, we will be covering a general or basic idea regarding Solving Trigonometry Problems along with some useful tips. In mathematics, it is essential to understand how you understand something rather than memorizing the steps. Trigonometry is the study of triangles. Let’s discuss some of the tips. 1. The first step involves remembering the formulas and definitions. Unless and until you are familiar with the identities and the background information of a trigonometric problem, till then, you cannot get better at Solving Trigonometry Problems. 2. The second tip is practice. The real reason why most students struggle with solving trigonometric problems is because of a lack of practice. Learning the formulas is the easier part; the bigger challenge is to maintain the continuous practice of every single formula and learning variations of problems. 3. Practice your way into difficulty. If you are getting too comfortable with a particular level of difficulty, then it is recommended you increase the level and do more difficult ones.

  • Basic Lesson

    Guides students solving various trigonometry based word problems. What is formula to find x?

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  • Intermediate Lesson

    Demonstrates how to solve complex absolute value problems. A point on the ground 125 feet from the foot of a tree, the angle of elevation of the top of the tree is 32 degrees. Find to the nearest foot, the height of the tree.

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  • Independent Practice 1

    A really great activity for allowing students to understand the concept of trigonometric word problems. A ladder leans on a building. The foot of ladder is 6 feet from the building and reaches a height of 14 feet on the building. Find the angle the ladder makes with the ground?

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  • Independent Practice 2

    Students find the final value of trigonometric word problems in assorted problems. The answers can be found below. Calculate the height of a tree, the angle of elevation from a point A is 70 degrees. The distance is 18 m from the base of the tree. How high is the tree?

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  • Homework Worksheet

    Students are provided with problems to achieve the concepts of trigonometric word problems.

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  • Skill Quiz

    This tests the students ability to evaluate trigonometric word problems. Example: A kite is 33 m above the ground. The kite string makes an angle of 38 degrees with the ground. Assuming that the string is taut, how much string is out?

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  • Homework and Quiz Answer Key

    Answers for the homework and quiz.

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  • Answer Key

    Answers for the lesson and practice sheets.

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Trig. Homework

Here's a great excuse to try the next time you forget your trigonometry homework: " I locked the paper in my trunk but a four-dimensional dog got in and ate it."