Intro to hyperbolic functions

2 videos
1 skill
You know your regular trig functions that are defined with the help of the unit circle. We will now define a new class of functions constructed from exponentials that have an eery resemblance to those classic trig functions (but are still quite different).

Hyperbolic function inspiration

VIDEO 7:58 minutes
Exploring a motivation for even defining hyperbolic sine and cosine

Hyperbolic functions and the unit hyperbola

VIDEO 8:38 minutes
Why they are called hyperbolic functions

Asymptotes of a hyperbola

PRACTICE PROBLEMS
Find the asymptotes of a hyperbola based on the equation.