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After Thought

Which is larger cos(sin x) or sin(cos x) ? Does this depend on x ?

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Strange Rectangle 2

Find the exact values of some trig. ratios from this rectangle in which a cyclic quadrilateral cuts off four right angled triangles.

Degree Ceremony

Stage: 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1
Draw a right-angled triangle with angles $90^\circ$, $(45+x)^\circ$ and $(45-x)^\circ$.

What does Pythagoras' Theorem tell you about these angles?

Use this information to find $ \sin^2 1^\circ + \sin^2 2^\circ + \, \cdots \,+ \sin^2 359 ^\circ + \sin^2 360^\circ$.