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MATHEMATICS FORM FOUR TOPIC 5: TRIGONOMETRY

MATHEMATICS FORM FOUR TOPIC 5: TRIGONOMETRY

MATHEMATICS FORM FOUR TOPIC 5: TRIGONOMETRY
Sunday, January 22, 2023
Trigonometry is a branch of mathematics that deals with relationship (s) between angles and sides of triangles.
MATHEMATICS FORM FOUR TOPIC 5: TRIGONOMETRY


MATHEMATICS FORM FOUR TOPIC 5: TRIGONOMETRY

TRIGONOMETRY

Trigonometric Ratios

The Sine, Cosine and Tangent of an Angle Measured in the Clockwise and Anticlockwise Directions

The basic three trigonometrical ratios are sine, cosine and tangent which are written in short as Sin, Cos, and tan respectively.

Consider the following right angled triangle.

MATHEMATICS FORM FOUR TOPIC 5: TRIGONOMETRY

Also we can define the above triangle ratios by using a unit Circle centered at the origin.
MATHEMATICS FORM FOUR TOPIC 5: TRIGONOMETRY

If θis an obtuse angle (900<θ<180 style="box-sizing: border-box;" sup="">0

then the trigonometrical ratios are the same as the trigonometrical ratio of 1800-θ

MATHEMATICS FORM FOUR TOPIC 5: TRIGONOMETRY

If θis a reflex angle (1800< θ<270 style="box-sizing: border-box;" sup="">0) then the trigonometrical ratios are the same as that of θ- 1800

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MATHEMATICS FORM FOUR TOPIC 5: TRIGONOMETRY

If θis a reflex angle (2700< θ< 3600), then the trigonometrical ratios are the same as that of 3600 -θ
MATHEMATICS FORM FOUR TOPIC 5: TRIGONOMETRY

We have seen that trigonometrical ratios are positive or negative depending on the size of the angle and the quadrant in which it is found.

The result can be summarized by using the following diagram.
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Trigonometric Ratios to Solve Problems in Daily Life

Example 1

Write the signs of the following ratios
Sin 1700
Cos 2400
Tan 3100
sin 300
Solution

a)Sin 1700

Since 1700 is in the second quadrant, then Sin 1700 = Sin (1800-1700) = Sin 100

∴Sin 1700 = Sin 100

b) Cos 2400 = -Cos (2400-1800)= -Cos 600

Therefore Cos 2400= -Cos 600

c) Tan 3100 = -Tan (3600-3100) = - Tan 500

Therefore Tan 3100= -Tan 500

d) Sin 3000= -sin (3600-3000) = -sin 600

Therefore sin 3000= - Sin 600

Relationship between Trigonometrical ratios
MATHEMATICS FORM FOUR TOPIC 5: TRIGONOMETRY

The above relationship shows that the Sine of angle is equal to the cosine of its complement.

Also from the triangle ABC above
MATHEMATICS FORM FOUR TOPIC 5: TRIGONOMETRY

Again using the ΔABC

b2 = a2+c2 (Pythagoras theorem)

And
MATHEMATICS FORM FOUR TOPIC 5: TRIGONOMETRY

Example 2

Given thatA is an acute angle and Cos A= 0.8, find
Sin A
tan A
MATHEMATICS FORM FOUR TOPIC 5: TRIGONOMETRY
MATHEMATICS FORM FOUR TOPIC 5: TRIGONOMETRY

Example 3

If A and B are complementary angles,
MATHEMATICS FORM FOUR TOPIC 5: TRIGONOMETRY
Solution

If A and B are complementary angle

Then Sin A = Cos B and Sin B = Cos A
MATHEMATICS FORM FOUR TOPIC 5: TRIGONOMETRY

Example 4

Given that θand βare acute angles such that θ+ β= 900 and Sinθ= 0.6, find tanβ
Solution
MATHEMATICS FORM FOUR TOPIC 5: TRIGONOMETRY
MATHEMATICS FORM FOUR TOPIC 5: TRIGONOMETRY

Exercise 1

For practic

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Sine and Cosine Functions

Sines and Cosines of Angles 0 Such That -720°≤ᶿ≥ 720°

Positive and Negative angles

An angle can be either positive or negative.

Definition:

Positive angle: is an angle measures in anticlockwise direction from the positive X- axis

Negative angle: is an angle measured in clockwise direction from the positive X-axis
MATHEMATICS FORM FOUR TOPIC 5: TRIGONOMETRY

Facts:
MATHEMATICS FORM FOUR TOPIC 5: TRIGONOMETRY

From the above figure if is a positive angle then the corresponding negative angle to is (- 3600) or (+ - 3600)

.If is a negative angle, its corresponding positive angle is (360+)

Example 5

Find thecorresponding negative angle to the angle θif ;
θ= 580
θ= 2450
MATHEMATICS FORM FOUR TOPIC 5: TRIGONOMETRY

Example 6

What is the positive angle corresponding to - 46°?
MATHEMATICS FORM FOUR TOPIC 5: TRIGONOMETRY

SPECIAL ANGLES

The angles included in this group are 00, 300, 450, 600, 900, 1800, 2700, and 3600

Because the angle 00, 900, 1800, 2700, and 3600, lie on the axes then theirtrigonometrical ratios are summarized in the following table

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The ∆ ABC is an equilateral triangle of side 2 unitsMATHEMATICS FORM FOUR TOPIC 5: TRIGONOMETRY

For the angle 450 consider the following triangleMATHEMATICS FORM FOUR TOPIC 5: TRIGONOMETRY

The following table summarizes the Cosine, Sine, and tangent of the angle 30, 450 and 600MATHEMATICS FORM FOUR TOPIC 5: TRIGONOMETRY

NB: The following figure is helpful to remember the trigonometrical ratios of special angles from 0°to 90°


If we need the sines of the above given angles for examples, we only need to take the square root of the number below the given angle and then the result is divided by 2.MATHEMATICS FORM FOUR TOPIC 5: TRIGONOMETRY

Example 7

Find the sine,cosine and tangents of each of the following angles
-1350
1200
3300
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Example 8

Find the value of θif Cos θ= -½ and θ≤ θ≤ 360°
Solution

Since Cos θis – (ve), then θlies in either the second or third quadrants,

Now - Cos (180 –θ= - Cos (θ+1800) = -½= -Cos600

So θ= 1800-600 = 1200 or θ= 1800 + 600 = 2400

θ= 1200 0r θ=2400

Example 9

Consider below

MATHEMATICS FORM FOUR TOPIC 5: TRIGONOMETRY

Exercise 2

Solve the Following.

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The Graphs of Sine and Cosine

Consider the following table of value for y=sinθ where θranges from - 360°to 360°
MATHEMATICS FORM FOUR TOPIC 5: TRIGONOMETRY

For cosine consider the following table of valuesMATHEMATICS FORM FOUR TOPIC 5: TRIGONOMETRYFrom the graphs for the two functions a reader can notice that sinθand cosθboth lie in the interval -1 and 1 inclusively, that is -1≤sinθ1 and -1≤cosθ≤1 for all values of θ.

The graph of y= tanθis left for the reader as an exercise

NB: -∞≤ tanθ≤∞the symbol ∞means infinite

Also you can observe that both Sinθnd cosθrepeat themselves at the interval of

360°, which means sinθ= sin(θ+360) = sin(θ+2x3600) etc

and Cosθ=(Cosθ+3600)= Cos(θ+2x3600)

Each of these functions is called a period function with a period 3600

1. Usingtrigonometrical graphs in the interval -3600≤θ≤3600

Find θsuch that
Sin= 0.4
Cos= 0.9

solution

MATHEMATICS FORM FOUR TOPIC 5: TRIGONOMETRY

Example 10

Use the graph of sinθto find the value ofθif
4Sinθ= -1.8 and -3600 ≤θ≤3600

Solution

4Sinθ= -1.8

Sinθ= -1.8÷4 = -0.45

Sinθ= -0.45

So θ= -1530, -270, 2070, 3330

The graphs of sine and cosine functions

Example 11

Use thetrigonometrical function graphs for sine and cosine to find the value of
Sin (-400)
Cos (-400)
Solution
Sin (-400)= - 0.64
Cos (-400)= 0.76

Sine and Cosine Rules

The Sine and Cosine Rules

Consider the triangle ABC drawn on a coordinate planeMATHEMATICS FORM FOUR TOPIC 5: TRIGONOMETRY

From the figure above the coordinates of A, B and C are (0, 0), (c, 0) and(bCosθ, bSinθ) respectively.

Now by using the distance formula

MATHEMATICS FORM FOUR TOPIC 5: TRIGONOMETRY
MATHEMATICS FORM FOUR TOPIC 5: TRIGONOMETRY
SINE RULE

Consider the triangle ABC below
MATHEMATICS FORM FOUR TOPIC 5: TRIGONOMETRY

From the figure above,

Note that this rule can be started as “In any triangle the side are proportional to the Sines of the opposite angles”
The Sine and Cosine Rules in Solving Problems on Triangles

Example 12

Find the unknown side and angle in a triangle ABC given that
a= 7.5cm

c= 8.6cm and C= 80°

MATHEMATICS FORM FOUR TOPIC 5: TRIGONOMETRY
MATHEMATICS FORM FOUR TOPIC 5: TRIGONOMETRY

Find the unknown sides and angle in a triangle ABC in which a= 22.2cmB= 86°and A= 26°

Solution

By sine rule

Sin A= sin B= Sin C

MATHEMATICS FORM FOUR TOPIC 5: TRIGONOMETRY

Example 13

Find unknown sides and angles in triangle ABC
Where a=3cm, c= 4cm and B= 30°

Solution

By cosine rule,
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MATHEMATICS FORM FOUR TOPIC 5: TRIGONOMETRYMATHEMATICS FORM FOUR TOPIC 5: TRIGONOMETRY

Example 14
Find the unknown angles in the following triangle

MATHEMATICS FORM FOUR TOPIC 5: TRIGONOMETRY
MATHEMATICS FORM FOUR TOPIC 5: TRIGONOMETRY

MATHEMATICS FORM FOUR TOPIC 5: TRIGONOMETRY

Exercise 3

1. Given thata=11cm, b=14cm and c=21cm, Find the Largest angle of ΔABC

2. If ABCD is a parallelogram whose sides are 12cm and 16cm what is the length of the diagonal AC if angle B=119°?

3. A and B are two ports on a straight Coast line such that B is 53km east of A. A ship starting from A sails 40km to a point C in a direction E65°N. Find:

The distance a of the ship from B

The distance of the ship from the coast line.

4. Find the unknown angles and sides in the following triangle.

MATHEMATICS FORM FOUR TOPIC 5: TRIGONOMETRY

5. A rhombus has sides of length 16cm and one of its diagonals is 19cm long. Find the angles of the rhombus.

Compound Angles

The Compound of Angle Formulae or Sine, Cosine and Tangent in Solving Trigonometric Problems

The aim is to express Sin (α±β) and Cos (α±β) in terms of Sinα, Sinβ, Cosαand Cosβ

Consider the following diagram:
MATHEMATICS FORM FOUR TOPIC 5: TRIGONOMETRY
From the figure above
From ΔBCD
MATHEMATICS FORM FOUR TOPIC 5: TRIGONOMETRY

For Cos(α±β) Consider the following unit circle with points P and Q on it such that OP,makes angleα with positive x-axis and OQ makes angle βwith positive x-axes.MATHEMATICS FORM FOUR TOPIC 5: TRIGONOMETRY
From the figure above the distance d is given by
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MATHEMATICS FORM FOUR TOPIC 5: TRIGONOMETRY
In general
MATHEMATICS FORM FOUR TOPIC 5: TRIGONOMETRY

Example 15

1. Without using tables find the value of each of the following:
Sin 75°
Cos 105

Solution:

MATHEMATICS FORM FOUR TOPIC 5: TRIGONOMETRY
MATHEMATICS FORM FOUR TOPIC 5: TRIGONOMETRY

Example 16

Find:
Sin150°
Cos 15°

MATHEMATICS FORM FOUR TOPIC 5: TRIGONOMETRY

Exercise 4

1. Withoutusing tables, find:
Sin 15°
Cos 120°

2. Find Sin 225° from (180°+45°)

3. Verify that
Sin 90° = 1 by using the fact that 90°=45°+45°
Cos90°=0 by using the fact that 90°=30°+60°

4. Express each of the following in terms of sine, cosine and tangent of acute angles.
Sin107°
Cos300°

5. By using the formula for Sin (A-B), show that Sin (90°-C)=Cos C


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