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Right-angled triangle trigonometry

Right-angled triangle trigonometry  Introduction Trigonometry is the study of the relations between the sides and angles of triangles. The word “trigonometry” is derived from the Greek words trigono, meaning “triangle”, and metro, meaning “measure”. Though the ancient Greeks, such as Hipparchus and Ptolemy, used trigonometry in their study of astronomy […]

Geometry & Euclid’s definitions axioms and postulates

Geometry & Euclid’s definitions axioms and postulates Geometry The word ‘geometry’ comes form the Greek words ‘geo’, meaning the ‘earth’, and ‘metrein’, meaning ‘to measure’. Geometry appears to have originated from the need for measuring land. This branch of mathematics was studied in various forms in every ancient civilization, be […]