Engage your trig or pre-cal students with eleven well-written, interesting, thought-provoking, real-world questions.  Students must use their knowledge of right-angle trig (SOH-CAH-TOA), law of sines, and law of cosines in order to solve these problems.

Right-Angle Trigonometry, Law of Sines, Law of Cosines Application Problems

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Law of Cosines PDF (Free Printable) which includes the formula, detailed steps to solve oblique triangles, and 2 practice problems.  Great handout for students and teachers in PreCalculus, Trig, or even Algebra 2.  Grab your FREE Cheat Sheet Today!

What is the Law of Cosines? (Easily Explained with 3 Powerful Examples)