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Problem : If an arc of the unit circle has length , what is the measure of the central angle that intercepts that arc?


Problem : The coordinates of a point on the unit circle are (0, sin(s)). What is the value of s?

sin(s) = 1, so s = +2Πn, where n is an integer.

Problem : An angle in standard position intercepts the unit circle at (x, y). The arc between (1,0) and (x, y) has length s. Solve for x and y in terms of s.

x = cos(s), and y = sin(s)

Problem : The $x$-coordinate of a point on the unit circle is . What are the possible y-coordinates?

and .

Problem : Is the equation for the unit circle a function?

No. For a given input (x-coordinate), there is more than one output (y- coordinate). For example, when x = 0, y = 1 and -1.