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Topic: Project for Sinusoids
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Clyde Greeno @ MALEI

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

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From: "Nghiem" <>
Sent: Saturday, October 12, 2013 3:34 PM
To: <>
Subject: Project for Sinusoids

> I teach Pre-Calculus 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 real-world data.
> - - transform sin(x) or cos(x) to model the real-world data.
> thanks.

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