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Re: Project for Sinusoids
Posted:
Oct 14, 2013 5:01 AM


Every circle is a "unit circle" when its parts are measured in radii.
Take a look at how rortary motion is converted into linear motion and viced versa (e.g. with motors & automobile engines)
  From: "Nghiem" <nghiem.nguyen@everestacademy.org> Sent: Saturday, October 12, 2013 3:34 PM To: <mathteach@mathforum.org> Subject: Project for Sinusoids
> I teach PreCalculus and I am in need of ideas for a project on Sinusoids. > I have done plotting temperatures in the past, but I am looking for a new > idea. My goals for my students are: >   understand the connection between the unit circle and sinusoidal > functions. >   connect sinusoids to realworld data. >   transform sin(x) or cos(x) to model the realworld data. > > thanks. >



