SAT II Math II : Sine, Cosine, Tangent

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for SAT II Math II

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Example Questions

Example Question #4 : Understanding Sine, Cosine, And Tangent

If , what is  if  is between  and ?

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Recall that .

Therefore, we are looking for  or .

Now, this has a reference angle of , but it is in the third quadrant. This means that the value will be negative. The value of  is . However, given the quadrant of our angle, it will be .

Example Question #1 : Sine, Cosine, Tangent

Find the value of  in exact form.

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Correct answer:


Recall that:

This means that:  

Divide the two terms.

This means that .

The answer is:  

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