• Mathematical Methods
  • Year 12

Trigonometric Functions

approx. 8 hrs

5 topics

32 concepts

Gain proficiency in Trigonometric Functions to approach your examinations with confidence.

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Year 12 Trigonometric Functions for Mathematical Methods is aligned with the Australian Curriculum. In the Trigonometric Functions program, students use circular measure when applying techniques from the study of Trigonometry, Geometry and Calculus to solve a variety of questions ranging in complexity. 

Topics & Concepts We Cover

This learning program is made up of the following 5 topics, broken down into 32 concepts.

  • Graphs of Trigonometric Functions 5 concepts

    1. Finding the amplitude of sine or cosine functions

    2. Finding the period of trigonometric functions

    3. Sketch trigonometric functions with dilation

    4. Sketch trigonometric functions with translation

    5. Sketch trigonometric functions with multiple transformations

  • Calculus and the Trigonometric Functions 15 concepts

    1. Differentiate trigonometric functions with linear arguments

    2. Differentiate trigonometric functions involving the chain rule

    3. Differentiate trigonometric functions involving the product rule

    4. Differentiate trigonometric functions involving the quotient rule

    5. Application of the derivative of the trigonometric functions

    6. Integration of (sinx)^2 and (cosx)^2

    7. Integrals of the type f '(x)(f(x))^n dx

    8. Integrals involving trigonometric substitution

    9. Integrating basic trigonometric expressions

    10. Using the reverse chain rule to integrate trigonometric functions

    11. Finding the anti-derivative of a trigonometric function by considering a derivative

    12. Finding the area of regions using techniques of integration involving the trigonometric functions

    13. Finding the volume of solids of revolution using techniques of integration involving the trigonometric functions

    14. Product rule of differentiation

    15. Quotient rule of differentiation

  • Radians and the Circle 6 concepts

    1. Finding the length of an arc using radians

    2. Using the arc length formula to find unknown quantities

    3. Finding the area of a sector using radians

    4. Using the area of a sector formula to find unknown quantities

    5. Finding the area of a segment

    6. Using the area of a segment formula to find unknown quantities

  • Trigonometric Ratios and Radians 4 concepts

    1. Approximations to sin x, cos x, tan x, when x is small

    2. Trigonometric equations for angles of any magnitude in radians

    3. Exact values in radians

    4. Use the result for the function (sin x)/x for the limit as x approaches zero

  • Degrees and Radians 2 concepts

    1. Converting degrees to radians

    2. Converting radians to degrees

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