## Elements of Plane and Spherical Trigonometry: With Numerous Examples |

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Page 73 - In any triangle the square of any side is equal to the sum of the squares of the other two sides minus twice the product of these two sides and the cosine of their included angle.

Page 72 - In any triangle the sides are proportional to the sines of the opposite angles. Let ABC be any triangle. Draw CD perpendicular to AB. We have, then, in both figures CD = a sin B = b sin A. (Art. 54) sin A sin B...

Page 121 - B . . (о) cos с = cos a cos b + sin a sin b cos C . . (6) Sch.

Page 121 - 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...

Page 6 - Radian is the angle subtended, at the centre of a circle, by an arc equal in length to the radius...

Page 74 - In every plane triangle, the sum of two sides is to their difference as the tangent of half the sum of the angles opposite those sides is to the tangent of half their difference.

Page 119 - The law of sines states that in any spherical triangle the sines of the sides are proportional to the sines of their opposite angles: sin a _ sin b __ sin c _ sin A sin B sin C...

Page 22 - SINE of an arc, or of the angle measured by that arc, is the perpendicular let fall from one extremity of the arc, upon the diameter passing through the other extremity. The COSINE is the distance from the centre to the foot of the sine.

Page 120 - Spherical Triangle the cosine of any side is equal to the product of the cosines of the other two sides, plus the product of the sines of those sides into the cosine of their included angle ; that is, (1) cos a = cos b...

Page 107 - From the top of a hill the angles of depression of the top and bottom of a flagstaff 25 feet high at the foot of the hill are observed to be 45° 13' and 47° 12' respectively : find the height of the hill.