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Trigonometry Saves Engineer's Time

Sean D. Rule 

March 2006, Volume 99, Issue 7, Page 484

Abstract:
This article outlines an engineering problem requiring the use of a specialized trigonometric formula, and offers an answer to that age-old classroom question, "When are we gonna have to use this?"  The article also includes screenshots from the Geometer's Sketchpad.

Keywords:
Article
Grades 9-12
Connections / Applications
Math Coordinator / Coach
Teacher
Trigonometry
Problems
Technology