# StudySquare

# Sine for Edexcel A-level Maths

This page covers the following topics:

1. Sine

2. Values and applications

3. Right-angled traingles

4. Sine graphs and transformations

Sine of an angle is a ratio between the side opposite to the angle and the hypotenuse of a triangle.

Sine is one of three trigonometric functions of an angle.

sin(x) is calculated by calculating the ratio of two sides of a right-angled triangle, the opposite and the hypotenuse.

The diagram shows a sine graph.

# 1

Find the value of sin(A) by using the triangle shown.

0.62

# 2

Find sinB if b = 5 and c = 25.

1/5 or 0.2

# 3

Write down the coordinates of point A on the sine graph.

(90º, 1)

# 4

Use your calculator to find the value of sin(60º).

0.87

# 5

Which side of the triangle shown is the opposite?

b

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