## A Treatise on Trigonometry, and on Trigonometrical Tables and Logarithms: Together with a Selection of Problems and Their Solutions |

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Page 3 - ... 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.

Page 95 - The logarithm of a product is equal to the sum of the logarithms of its factors.

Page 127 - suffice to afford such an approximation to it as shall be of use in the ' present stage of the reader's knowledge, and help him to many just ' conceptions, on which account we shall exemplify its application in ' numbers. Now, it appears by observation, that two points, each ten...

Page 50 - 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 49 - ... these elements must be given, one of which must be a side, in order to solve a plane triangle. The solution of plane triangles depends upon the following FUNDAMENTAL PROPOSITIONS. 109. In a right-angled triangle, the side opposite to an acute angle is equal to the product of the hypothenuse into the sine of the angle ; and the side adjacent to an acute angle is equal to the product of the hypothenuse into the cosine of the angle. Let...

Page 25 - В; by means of which we can express the sine and cosine of the sum or difference of two angles in terms of the sines and cosines of the angles themselves.

Page 17 - OP — sin A cos B + cos A sin B. OM_OQ-QM_OQ NR '" OP~ OP ~ OP OP _ OQ_ ON_NR NP "ON'OP~WP'"OP =^cos A cos .B- sin .4 sin B. 77. To express the sine and cosine of the difference of two angles in terms of the sines and cosines of the angles themselves.