The Elements of Spherical Trigonometry

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John Weale, 1849 - Spherical trigonometry - 68 pages

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Page 55 - The surface of a spherical triangle is measured by the excess of the sum of its three angles above two right angles, multiplied by the tri-rectangular triangle.
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Page 4 - ... cos a = cos b cos с + sin b sin с cos A ; (2) cos b = cos a cos с + sin a sin с cos в ; ^ A. (3) cos с = cos a cos b + sin a sin b cos C.
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Page 46 - He did not even understand the rule I made use of for finding the excess of the sum of the three angles of a spherical triangle above...

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