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Sines and cosines. Part II

Author: Tom M Apostol; Benedict Freedman; Al Hibbs; Project Mathematics!; California Institute of Technology.
Publisher: Pasadena, CA : California Institute of Technology, ©1993.
Series: Project Mathematics!
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : Secondary (senior high) school   Visual material   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This video focuses on trigonometry, with special emphasis on the law of cosines and the law of sines, together with applications to The Great Survey of India. The history of surveying instruments is outlined, from Hero's dioptra to modern orbiting satellites."--Www.projectmathematics.com.
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Genre/Form: Animated films
Educational films
Nonfiction films
Short films
Surveys
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Secondary (senior high) school, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom M Apostol; Benedict Freedman; Al Hibbs; Project Mathematics!; California Institute of Technology.
OCLC Number: 28162826
Language Note: English with closed captions.
Notes: Originally produced in 1993.
Credits: Computer animation, James F. Blinn ; research assistant, Jane Apostol.
Performer(s): Al Hibbs.
Target Audience: High school math students.
Description: 1 videocassette (approximately 30 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in. + 1 booklet.
Details: VHS.
Contents: Review of sines and cosines Part I --
Trigonometry --
Sines, cosines and the Pythagorean Theorem --
The law of cosines --
Applying the law of cosines --
The law of sines --
Applying the law of sines --
Surveying by triangulation --
Recap of Part II --
Preview of part III.
Series Title: Project Mathematics!
Other Titles: Trigonometry
Responsibility: the California Institute of Technology presents ; produced by Project Mathematics! ; creator, producer, director, Tom M. Apostol ; written by Benedict Freedman ; program guide and workbook written by Tom. M. Apostol.

Abstract:

"This video focuses on trigonometry, with special emphasis on the law of cosines and the law of sines, together with applications to The Great Survey of India. The history of surveying instruments is outlined, from Hero's dioptra to modern orbiting satellites."--Www.projectmathematics.com.

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