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Analytical Trigonometry

Analytical Trigonometry

Analytical Trigonometry Introduction

We've been working part-time as a celebrity handler backstage at the Grammys. You know: making coffee, running errands, listening to their existential crises moments before the show starts, that sort of thing. We get to mingle with the stars, get a glimpse of the high life, and if we're lucky, we get a nice, fat tip. We're saving up for a jet-ski.

Celebs are getting more and more demanding these days, though. While one will request an all-white dressing room with roses and champagne, another is looking for a mountain of gummi bears, two dozen mannequins, and 10 cases of Red Bull. If we fail to meet these demands, we might as well start looking for a job.

Trigonometry is no different. It is a beautiful thing. It may be demanding and straight-up difficult at times, like our favorite celebrities, but it's still a beautiful thing. Once we learn to meet those demands and work with it, trig will help us do things we once thought impossible. Not owning a jet-ski, but other things. With trig, we can work with just about anything that has an angle in order to find missing angles, sides, areas, and more. Stick with us and you'll see what we mean.

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