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# ZingPath: Graphs of Trigonometric Functions

## Graphing Tangent Functions              Searching for

## Graphs of Trigonometric Functions

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### Lesson Focus

#### Graphing Tangent Functions

Algebra-2

Learners graph the parent tangent function, as well as the graph of functions that involve tangent expressions.

### Now You Know

After completing this tutorial, you will be able to complete the following:

• Sketch the graph of the parent tangent function
• Sketch the graph of a function that involves the tangent function.

### Everything You'll Have Covered

In the Activity Object, a different procedure is given to graph a tangent function. Now, we will graph the tangent function using the transformations for a function.

First, recall that the function has domain all real numbers x except , where n is an odd integer and range all real numbers. At the values , there are vertical asymptotes. The period of is ### Tutorial Details

 Approximate Time 35 Minutes Pre-requisite Concepts Determine the asymptotes, domain and range, and period of the graphs of trigonometric functions; graph sine and cosine functions. Course Algebra-2 Type of Tutorial Procedural Development Key Vocabulary tangent, tangent function, graphing a tangent function