Algebra II Module 2, Topic A, Lesson 3

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Student Outcomes

  • Students explore the historical context of trigonometry as motion of celestial bodies in a presumed circular arc.
  • Students describe the position of an object along a line of sight in the context of circular motion.
  • Students understand the naming of the quadrants and why counterclockwise motion is deemed the positive direction of turning in mathematics.

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Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
F.TF.2 Explain how the unit circle in the coordinate plane enables the extension of trigonometric...

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