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Trigonometry

Trigonometry is the branch of mathematics that studies triangles and the relationships between the lengths of their sides and the angles between those sides

Trigonometry is most simply associated with planar right-angle triangles . One exception to this is spherical trigonometry, the study of triangles on spheres, surfaces of constant positive curvature, in elliptic geometry (a fundamental part of astronomy and navigation). Trigonometry on surfaces of negative curvature is part of hyperbolic geometry.

Trigonometry and trigonometric functions have several applications. For example, the technique of triangulation is used in astronomy to measure the distance to nearby stars, in geography to measure distances between landmarks, and in satellite navigation systems. The sine and cosine functions are fundamental to the theory of periodic functions such as those that describe sound and light waves.

vCalc's Trigonometry library contains equations that compute lengths and angles of triangles.

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Trigonometry Equations

  • Angle From Law of Sines by vCalc
  • Arccosine by vCalc
  • Arcsine by vCalc
  • Arctangent by vCalc
  • Circe - Area within Triangle by vCalc
  • Circle - Angle of an Arc (depth) by vCalc
  • Circle - Area around Triangle by vCalc
  • Circle - area of an arc segment by vCalc
  • Circle - area of an arc segment (h) by vCalc
  • Circle - radius by vCalc
  • Circle - radius in triangle by vCalc
  • Circumradius by vCalc
  • Cosecant (csc(`angle`)) by vCalc
  • Cosh by vCalc
  • Cosine (cos(`angle`) by vCalc
  • Cotangent (cot(`angle`) by vCalc
  • hyperbolic cotangent by vCalc
  • Secant (sec(`angle`)) by vCalc
  • Side From Law of Sines by vCalc
  • Sine (n*Pi radian) by vCalc
  • Sine [degree or radian] by vCalc
  • Sinh by vCalc
  • Tangent by vCalc
  • Tanh by vCalc
  • Grazing Angle by TylerJones
  • Grazing Angle (Earth) by vCollections
  • Radius of Displaced Circle by MichaelBartmess
  • Rotational Speed at Latitude by MichaelBartmess