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# Trigonometry

Format: Hardcover

Language: English

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By definition, Now, if we take this triangle and re-orient it so that the 60o angle is at the bottom left corner, we can do a similar exercise and find the trig functions for this angle as well. Fortunately, Professor Edward's teaching is crystal clear. Of course using a unit circle doesn’t avoid fractions, but we have decimal fractions which are easy to work with. With a powerful mathematical keyboard and an intuitively structured function reference, entering terms is a breeze!

Pages: 149

Publisher: Harpercollins College Div; 5th edition (August 1992)

ISBN: 0673466477

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