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Trigonometry Subsection of the ACT Test

Trigonometry Subsection of the ACT Test

Author: Stacey Roshan

At the end of this tutorial, you will understand what kinds of questions to expect when taking the trigonometry subsection of the ACT test. You will also learn what topics are covered, some formulas to know, and some basic tips of the trade.

This tutorial will explain what kinds of questions students will experience on the trigonometry portion of the ACT test. It includes topics covered, formulas to know, and some basic tips of the trade.

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Notes on "Trigonometry Subsection of the ACT Test"


(0:00-0:25) Introduction
(0:26-1:03) Topic Cover
(1:04-2:22) SOH CAH TOA 
(2:23-4:07) Right Triangle Trigonometry
(4:08-5:19) More Right Triangle Trigonometry
(5:20-7:11) Solving Trigonometric Equations
(7:12-9:21) Trigonometric Identities
(9:22-9:32) Recap


There are 4 questions on the trigonometry subsection of the math section of the ACT exam. This subsection focuses on the following topics:

Solving triangles
Trigonometric identities
Solving and graphing trigonometric equations

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