Trigonometric Ratios: Tangent - Concept

Concept Concept (1)

Right triangles have ratios that are used to represent their base angles. Tangent ratios, along with cosine and sine ratios, are ratios of two different sides of a right triangle. Tangent ratios are the ratio of the side opposite to the side adjacent the angle they represent. In order to find the measure of the angle itself, one must understand inverse trigonometric functions.

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Trigonometric Ratios: Tangent - Problem 1
Problem 1
How to find the length of a side in a right triangle using the tangent ratio.
Trigonometric Ratios: Tangent - Problem 2
Problem 2
How to find the tangent of an angle in an isosceles right triangle.
Trigonometric Ratios: Tangent - Problem 3
Problem 3
How to find the height of an isosceles triangle using tangent ratios.