Trigonometry on Khan Academy: Big, fancy word, right? Don’t be fooled. Looking at the prefix, tri-, you could probably assume that trigonometry (“trig” as it’s sometimes called) has something to do with triangles. You would be right! Trig is the study of the properties of triangles. Why is it important? It’s used in measuring precise distances, particularly in industries like satellite systems and sciences like astronomy. It’s not only space, however. Trig is present in architecture and music, too. Now you may wonder…how is knowing the measurement and properties of triangles relevant to music?? THAT is a great question. Maybe you’ll learn the answer from us in these tutorials!

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We’re turning up the heat a little and asking you to help us solve a multi-step inequality problem. Practice this lesson yourself on KhanAcademy.org right now: https://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra/linear_inequalities/inequalities/e/solving-2-step-inequalities?utm_source=YT&utm_medium=Desc&utm_campaign=AlgebraI Watch the next lesson: https://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra/linear_inequalities/inequalities/v/multi-step-inequalities?utm_source=YT&utm_medium=Desc&utm_campaign=AlgebraI Missed the previous lesson? https://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra/linear_inequalities/inequalities/v/inequalities-using-addition-and-subtraction?utm_source=YT&utm_medium=Desc&utm_campaign=AlgebraI Algebra I on Khan Academy: Algebra is the language through which we describe patterns. Think of it as…

These videos were created to accompany a university course, Numerical Methods for Engineers, taught Spring 2013. The text used in the course was “Numerical Methods for Engineers, 6th ed.” by Steven Chapra and Raymond Canale.