Sketch the graph of #y= sin theta # for #-pi <= theta <=pi#?

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Feb 20, 2018

Answer:

See below.

Explanation:

To sketch this we must know 4 common points of the graph.

We know that #pi# in radians is #180^circ#

This means that #pi/2# is #90^circ#

From our knowledge, a sine graph has the coordinates:

#(0,0) (90,1) (180,0) ( -90, -1) (-180,0)#

Converting these to radians we get:

#(0,0) ( pi/2,1) (pi,0) ( -pi/2) ( -pi,0)#

We know that a sine graph oscillates between #1# and #-1#.

This means we need to label the #y# axis with the #1# and #-1#.

Along the #x# axis we must go up in radians, use the points mentioned above.

Plot the points on the graph and sketch with a nice smooth curve.

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Notice that the graph repeats this pattern throughout.