Essays Tagged: "Trigonometry"

Euclidean Geometry

'. The books coverednot only plane and solid geometry but also much of what is now known as algebra,trigonometry, and advanced arithmetic.Through the ages, the propositions have been rearranged, and m ...

(2 pages) 67 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Pythagorean Theorem

Trigonometry uses the fact that ratios of pairs of sides of triangles are functions of the angles. T ... ctions of the angles. The basis for mensuration of triangles is the right-angled triangle. The term trigonometry means literally the measurement of triangles. Trigonometry is a branch of mathematics t ... ta into the actual formula. Now you can find from the length of the third side, which is five feet. Trigonometry is basicly the study of the relationship between the sides and the angles of right tria ...

(2 pages) 128 0 3.8 Apr/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

How Was Math Used In Building The Great Pyramid

eat Pyramid? They used simple math to make such a great pyramid. They used the Pythagorean Theorem, trigonometry and simple algebra. They also measured the angle of each direction so that each side of ...

(4 pages) 105 3 4.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt

The History Of Trigonometry

The History of Trigonometry is one type of mathematics that deals with the sides and the angles. In the First parag ... s with the sides and the angles. In the First paragraph I would like to explain the main history of trigonometry and also go into detail about the certain aspects of the mathematic branch. In the Seco ... aspects of the mathematic branch. In the Second paragraph I will explain details on 4 of the great trigonometry mathematicians who discovered information about trigonometry, as well as improved exist ...

(2 pages) 29 0 0.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Wright Brothers

ildhoods, Wilbur went to college only to drop out and then go back for further studies in Greek and trigonometry. By studying the works of those before them, The Wright Brothers began their efforts to ...

(3 pages) 21 0 5.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History


e first, label the triangle with hypotenuse opposite and adjacent. Then we need to figure out which trigonometry to use; sine, cosine, or tangent. Sine is opposite over adjacent, cosine is adjacent ov ...

(1 pages) 355 0 0.0 Mar/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Isaac Newton

1661 he finally got his wish and attended Trinity College, where he studied, Arithmetic, geometry, trigonometry, and astronomy. He graduated in 1665. After graduating from college he began to experim ...

(2 pages) 11 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Teen Pregnancy

me. During high school I struggled with upper levels of Algebra and Calculus. I faired better with Trigonometry and Geometry. I feel that I was able to do better in these classes because I had visual ...

(2 pages) 0 0 0.0 Jan/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality