# Cosine Conundrum

## Worksheet Description

This worksheet focuses on solving for unknown sides and angles in triangles using the Law of Cosines. Students are presented with six different problems where they need to calculate either a side length or an angle, given certain measurements of the triangles. The worksheet includes a variety of triangle configurations, requiring students to carefully apply the Law of Cosines formula to determine the missing values. Each problem encourages students to work through the mathematical steps methodically, ensuring they understand the relationship between the sides and angles in the given triangles. By completing these exercises, students practice and reinforce their trigonometric problem-solving skills.

This worksheet aims to teach students how to correctly use the Law of Cosines to find missing measurements in triangles. It guides students to identify when this law is appropriate, particularly in cases where triangles are not right-angled, and direct application of simpler trigonometric ratios is not possible. As students work through the problems, they improve their ability to accurately substitute values into the Law of Cosines formula and perform the necessary calculations. The worksheet emphasizes the importance of precision and attention to detail, as each answer must be computed accurately. Ultimately, it helps students build confidence in applying advanced trigonometric concepts to solve challenging geometric problems.