# The Not-So-Scary Guide to Basic Trigonometry

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qThe Not-So-Scary Guide to Basic Trigonometryq eliminates the fear, frustration, and anxiety often associated with learning trigonometry. By introducing a new, intuitive technique called a qmathematical tripod, q author Kevin D. Hunter is able to do away with traditional, complicated algebraic methods, resulting in better comprehension and less stress. This slim but effective guide is written in a simple, straightforward style designed to make things easy for the average person who may not be well versed in the concepts of geometry or algebra. The numerous explanations, diagrams, and drawings will appeal to many different learning styles, and the provided practice problems walk readers step-by-step through the process of finding the correct answer. Those who do not have the time or the money for expensive college courses or seminars will benefit from the easy-to-learn methods introduced in this guide. Anyone with a scientific calculator and a basic understanding of multiplication and division can learn and apply the fundamentals of trigonometry. Trigonometry shouldn't be scary, and now it doesn't have to be with qThe Not-So-Scary Guide to Basic Trigonometry.qIn the first triangle we solved, there was an angle defined that was used to find the other angle, but what if there were only two sides of a triangle given? ... For this example, use Angle b. ... Leg Opposite Tangent Angle = Leg Adjacent The Tangent formula is the only one that has both of the things that were given, so fill in theanbsp;...

 Title : The Not-So-Scary Guide to Basic Trigonometry Author : Kevin D. Hunter Publisher : Trafford Publishing - 2011-04