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NCTM 2015 Annual Meeting & Exposition

Please note: The NCTM conference program is subject to change.

386- CANCELLED: Make Trigonometry Make Sense through Connections to Algebra and Geometry

Friday, April 17, 2015: 9:30 AM-10:30 AM
252 B (BCEC)


Lead Speaker:
Loring Coes


Itís tempting to learn triangle trigonometry by memorizing a few rules without understanding what the rules mean. Students reach a deeper understanding, however, if they connect the trig functions to the properties of similar figures and to key ideas in algebra like slope. Here are some ideas and activities to make trig make sense from the start.


Presentation Format: 9-12 Session


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