# 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

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
4. Cosine
5. Tangent
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.
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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