A Visual Guide to Trigonometric Functions and their Reciprocals

Pritesh Tailor
Math Simplified
Published in
5 min readApr 23, 2022

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Made by the Author. Using the drawing guide https://geek-blog.net/how-to-draw-luke-skywalker/

Sine, Cosine and Tangent (AKA sin, cos and tan) are trigonometric functions we learn at school to solve angles and sides of a triangle using some infamous and quirky acronyms “SOHCAHTOA!”. Although it very much helps us interrogate a triangle and sketch out waves, we lose so much understanding of the origin of these functions and they simply remain as a BlackBox of understanding in…

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Pritesh Tailor
Math Simplified

DevOps/Cloud engineer and a specialist in Scientific and High Performance Computing with a Phd in Computational and Theoretical Chemistry.