Trigonometry for Beginners

Macmillan, 1896 - 147 páginas

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Página 85 - FRACTION is a negative number, and is one more than the number of ciphers between the decimal point and the first significant figure.
Página 6 - A radian is an angle at the center of a circle, subtended by an arc equal in length to the radius of the circle.
Página 85 - The characteristic of the logarithm of a number greater than unity is one less than the number of figures in the integral part of the number.
Página 118 - To prove that sin (A - B) = sin A cos B - cos A sin B, and cos (A — £) = cos A cos B + sin A sin B.
Página 25 - At a point 200 feet from, and on a level with the base of a tower, the angle of elevation of the top of the tower is observed to be 60° : what is the height of the tower?
Página 126 - A cos 6 = cos a cos c + sin a sin c cos B cos c = cos a cos 6 + sin a sin 6 cos C Law of Cosines for Angles cos A = — cos B...
Página 117 - Express in degrees, minutes, etc., (i.) the angle whose circular measure is ^V7'"! (".) t^e angle whose circular measure is 5. If the angle subtended at the centre of a circle by the side of a regular pentagon be the unit of angular measurement, by what number is a right angle represented ? 2. Find, by geometrical constructions, the cosine of 45° and the sine of 120°. Prove that (sin 30° + cos 30°) (sin 120° + cos 120°) = sin 30°. 3. If esc A = 9, find cot A and sec A. 4. Prove that cos (180°...
Página 107 - The elevation of a steeple at a place due south of it is 45°, and at another place due west of it the elevation is 15°. If the distance between the two places be a, prove that the height of the steeple is a( \/3 — 1) -^2\/3.
Página vii - ... are not as many figures in the quotient as there are ciphers annexed to the dividend. In such a case, supply the deficiency, as in the division of decimals, by prefixing a cipher or ciphers to the quotient before annexing.

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