Chapter 8

Right Triangles and Trigonometry


Where's the math?

Does the height of the ramp affect the height of the jump?

It sure does! The ramp and its supports for a right triangle with the ground. The longer the support, the higher the ramp.

In this chapter, you'll find out how the sides of a right triangle are related.


Similarity, Right Triangles, and Trigonometry

Modeling with Geometry

Big Ideas


Essential Question: How do you find a side length or angle measure in a right triangle?


Essential Question: How do trigonometric ratios relate to similar right triangles?

Remind Stream

Wall of Wisdom