In this book, Maor rejects the usual arid descriptions of the sine and cosine functions and their trigonometric relatives. He brings the subject to life in a compelling blend of mathematics, history , and biography. Form the 'proto-trigonometry' of the Egyptian pyramid builders to Renaissance Europe's quest for more accurate artillery, from the earliest known trigonometric table......In this book, Maor rejects the usual arid descriptions of the sine and cosine functions and their trigonometric relatives.

Title | : | Trigonometric Delights |

Author | : | E. Maor |

Publisher | : | Universities Press - 1998 |

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