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The Tangent Ratio

Image Source: Photo by Jeff Wilson – www.warbirddepot.com Trigonometry is used a lot in the work done by Pilots and Air Traffic Controllers. However, a lot of the maths formulas are programmed into computer applications, and we do not see … Continue reading

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The Cosine Ratio

Image Source: http://rekkerd.org In this lesson we are doing some more Trigonometry. Image Source: Google Images Shown above are some basic “sinusoidal” shaped sound waves. Our ear detects these when music is played. Various “Guitar Pedals” or “Stomp Boxes” can … Continue reading

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The Sine Ratio

Image Source: PLane Landing at Maho Beach Pilots need to use Trigonometry to make it onto the end of the runway when landing; particularly at Maho Beach in the Caribbean. As the plane descends it has a speed at an … Continue reading

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Pythagoras and Right Triangles

Image Copyright 2013 by Passy’s World of Mathematics From the Pyramids to the current day, Mathematics, Measurement, and Geometry have been critical to the success of any building project. Daniel is a Carpenter friend of Passy’s World, and has been … Continue reading

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Exterior Angle of a Triangle

Image Source: http://www.soulwire.co.uk Triangles can even be used in Art, as shown above in the great piece of artwork by Justin Windle from Soulwire. What we really like about this picture is the clever shading of the triangles to create … Continue reading

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