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Introduction to Trigonometry Quiz

1. Evaluate the following:

sin 37 =

cos 92 =

tan 163 =

2. Draw the two special triangles in the space below, fill out all side and angles:

3. Fill in the following trigonometric ratios:

sin = csc =

cos = sec =

tan = cot =
4. Find the values of the six trigonometric ratios for . Leave your answer as a
fraction.

Trigonometric Ratio Answer


26 Sine
10
Cosine
24
Tangent

Cosecant

Secant

Cotangent

5. Find the values of the six trigonometric ratios for . Leave your answer as a
fraction.

Trigonometric Ratio Answer

Sine

Cosine

Tangent

Cosecant

Secant

Cotangent
6. Find the values of the six trigonometric ratios for . Leave your answer as a
fraction.
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Trigonometric Ratio Answer

Sine

Cosine

Tangent

Cosecant

Secant

Cotangent

Solve each triangle. (Find each angle measure and side length.) Round the angles to the
nearest degree and the side lengths to the nearest tenth.
4.5
7. 6.

5
42 53

7. 8.

8
17
9. 10.

28

29.3 14

24

Use right triangle trigonometry to solve.

11. A 24 ft. ladder position against a wall forms an angle of 75 with the ground.

A. How high up the wall does the ladder reach?

B. How far is the base of the ladder from the wall?

C. Suppose the ladder slipped down until it makes a 50 with the ground. Now,
how high up the wall does the ladder reach? How far is the ladder away from the
wall?
12. Ruth is flying a kite. Her hand is 3 feet above the ground and is holding the end of a
300 foot kite string, which makes an angle of 57 with the horizontal.

A. How high is the kite above the ground?

B. What is the highest possible height of the kite? When would this happen?

Use the Law of Sines or the Law of Cosines to solve for the stated angle or side. Round
your answers to the nearest whole number.

13. Solve for AC. 14. Solve for BC.

15. Solve for BC. 16. Solve for AB.


17. Solve for m A. 18. Solve for m A.

19. Solve for m C. 20. Solve for m C.

21. Solve for m C. 22. Solve for m A.

Verify the following trig identities.

23. cos + sin tan = sec


!"! !!!"# !
24. = csc sin
!"# ! !"! !

! !"# ! !
25. + tan =
!"# ! !"# !

Use Double and/or Half Angle Identities to solve.

26. sin 240

27. tan 15

28. cos 22.5