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Description:

Linked essay sketching trigonometry from its beginnings out of the early correspondence between astronomy and mathematics through the 18th century, with 17 references (books/articles). Influential thinkers addressed here include Menelaus, Ptolemy, Rheticus, Cavalieri, Viète, De Moivre, and Cotes. Each name is linked to a brief biography and annotated bibliography about each person.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > Trigonometry
  • Mathematics > General

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Keywords:

Informal Education,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-021,Higher Education,NSDL,Undergraduate (Upper Division),Technical Education (Lower Division),Undergraduate (Lower Division),Mathematics -- Trigonometry,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20110201182152207T,Mathematics -- History,High School,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Mathematics,History/Policy/Law,General Public,Technical Education (Upper Division)

Language:

English

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