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Jeremy used the button on his calculator to solve a trigonometric equation and got the solution . He knows that there must be more than one solution. What are the rest of the solutions to Jeremy's equation? Explain how you found them. Use a unit circle and a graph in your explanation.

Using a unit circle:

Draw a Unit circle and estimate 37 degrees.

Since sin is height, draw in the height to the x-axis.

Find and draw the same height any other place it may occur on the unit circle.

Calculate the new angles.

, so and where n is any integer.

Using a graph:

Draw the sine curve.


Find the x-values where the two graphs intersect.

Label the solution .

Use Symmetry to find other solutions.