Chapter 8 Math Terms

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  1. Pythagorean triple
    A set of nonzero whole numbers a,b, and c that satisfy the equation Image Upload

    Example: 3,4,5 ; 5,12,13
  2. Trigonometric ratios
    Similar right triangles have equivalent ratios for their corresponding sides.

    Example: sine, cosine, tangent
  3. Sine
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  4. Cosine
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  5. Tangent
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  6. Angle of elevation
    the angle formed by a horizontal line and the line of sight to an object above the horizontal line.
  7. Angle of depression
    the angle formed by a horizontal line and the line of sight below the horizontal line.
  8. Vector
    Any quantity with magnitude (size) and direction.Image Upload
  9. Magnitude
    corresponds to the distance from the initial point K to the terminal point W.
  10. Initial point
    beginning point (K)
  11. Terminal point
    The ending point (W)
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Chapter 8 Math Terms
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