SOHCAHTOA

Pronunciation: /ˈsoʊ kə toʊ ə/ ?

SOHCAHTOA is an mnemonic or acronym used to remember the relationship of trigonometric function and the right triangle. The letters stand for:

Click and drag the blue points in manipulative 1 to change the right triangle. Click on the check boxes to illustrate each of the trigonometric functions.

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Manipulative 1: SOHCAHTOA. Created with GeoGebra.

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2008-10-30: Changed manipulative to GeoGebra (McAdams, David.)
2007-07-12: Initial version (McAdams, David.)

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