There are several different ratios you can make from the sides of a right triangle. One of them is the tangent ratio. Watch this tutorial to add the tangent ratio to your right triangle tool box!

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communicate mathematical ideas, reasoning, and their implications using multiple representations, including symbols, diagrams, graphs, and language as appropriate

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Write and solve equations involving direct variation

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