Trigonometry for Beginners
Macmillan, 1896 - 147 páginas
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affection algebraically base calculate called centre CHAPTER characteristic circle circular measure contains corresponding cos² cosec cosine decimal definition determined difference direction distance draw elevation equal equation EXAMPLE EXERCISE Express feet Find the number foot formulæ four fraction functions geometrical given greater half height Hence increases integral length less than 90 log cot log log tan log logarithm magnitude means measure miles minutes negative observed obtain opposite perpendicular places plane positive Prove quadrant radians radius ratios represented respectively right angles Show sides Similarly sin B sin sin² sine solution Solve the triangle spherical triangle stands student subtended Suppose tan² tangent tower triangle trigonometrical ratios unit written XOP₁ yards ΙΟ
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.