Taking Trig to Task

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Abstract/Description:

The transition from the static perspective of right triangle trig ratios to the dynamic perspective of circular trig functions, and from measuring angles in degrees to measuring angels in radians, can generate roadblocks and misconceptions.  In this session we will examine a sequence of tasks that reveal, rather than obscure, trigonometric ideas.


Location: NCTM 2017 Conference, San Antonio, Texas
Presenter:

Scott Hendrickson, Brigham Young University