Common Trigonometry Mistakes
Example: Value of a Trigonometric Function

The Goal

Find the exact value of:


The Mistake

Find the mistake:


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The Correction


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An Explanation

The words exact value often mean "don't use a calculator". You are expected to know the exact values of the trigonometric functions at all the nice angles. Visit Trigonometric Facts to help learn these values.

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