Cosine Spaghetti

  1. Move the slider anywhere you'd like.
  2. Press ANIMATE.
  3. Press RECORD TRACE.
  4. Use the POINT Toolbar Imagetool to plot a point at the tip of the arrow.
  5. Repeat steps (1) - (4) numerous times, making sure to move the slider to a new location before doing so.

What do you notice? Describe!

What is the value of the highest output this graph shows?

What is the value of the lowest output this graph shows?

If we kept going around the circle, what would the graph look like? Explain.