g(x) = A × cos(B × x + C) + D

READ the instructions on the right and INTERACT with the C.a.R. applet below.

Created by Steven Lapinski using the Compass and Ruler (C.a.R.) java program.

Investigation Steps

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Basic Trig Relationships

Move points A, B, C, and D and determine how they change the graph.

What happens when A is zero?

What happens when B is zero?