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# Trig Functions

Term | Definition |
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Ratio | a number over a number |

realationship | something that has to do with another something |

exterior | the outside of something |

pythagorean theorem | The Pythagorean Theorem was one of the earliest theorems known to ancient civilizations. This famous theorem is named for the Greek mathematician and philosopher, Pythagoras |

special triangles | A special right triangle is a right triangle with some regular feature that makes calculations on the triangle easier, or for which simple formulas exist. For example, a right triangle may have angles that form simple relationships, such as 45–45–90. |

hypotenuse | the longest side of a triangle |

soh-cah-toa | A way of remembering how to compute the sine, cosine, and tangent of an angle. SOH stands for Sine equals Opposite over Hypotenuse. CAH stands for Cosine equals Adjacent over Hypotenuse. TOA stands for Tangent equals Opposite over Adjacent. |

reciprocal function | cocecant cecant tangent |

radian | a unit of angle, equal to an angle at the center of a circle whose arc is equal in length to the radius |

arc length | the length of a arc |

degrees | distance around |

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Breausha