Trigonometry Quiz

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What is the etymological origin of the word 'trigonometry'?

From the Greek words for 'triangle' and 'measure'

In which century did trigonometry emerge in the Hellenistic world?

3rd century BC

What did the mathematicians in India create related to trigonometry?

Earliest-known tables of values for trigonometric ratios

In what areas has trigonometry been historically applied?

Geodesy, surveying, celestial mechanics, and navigation

What method did the Sumerian astronomers use for angle measure?

Division of circles into 360 degrees

Test your knowledge of trigonometry with this quiz! Explore angles, ratios, and geometric relationships that form the foundation of this ancient branch of mathematics.

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