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What are hyperbolic functions and how are they useful?

Key questions

  1. 1

    How are hyperbolic sine and cosine defined?

  2. 2

    How are hyperbolic functions related to each other and to circular trig functions?

  3. 3

    How do we solve equations involving hyperbolic functions?

  4. 4

    How do we differentiate hyperbolic functions and their inverses?

  5. 5

    How can we measure arc length?

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Resource type Title
Package of problems From parabolas to catenaries
Scaffolded task How long is a piece of string?
Scaffolded task Rolling parabolas
Food for thought Square wheels
Food for thought Weight pulling
Bigger picture Building catenaries

Review questions

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Can we find this circle's integer and non-integer rational points? R9072