Rollercoaster slopes
by Tori
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Act One
Act Two
 1.
Can you superimpose any rightangled triangles on the picture?
 2.
Can you measure the side lengths or angles of the rightangled triangles?
 3.
How can ratio and similar triangles help you?
Act Three
 ImageRollercoaster trig solution
 Teacher noteThe slopes could be described using gradient or angles of elevation. Measuring the lengths of each side can allow you to calculate either.
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Does anybody have the equation for that line? Because I'm dying to do a really complicated calculus problem right now.



















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