How to use Spherical trigonometry in a sentence

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  • In the case of more considerable distances, however, a globe of suitable size should be consulted, or - and this seems preferable - they should be calculated by the rules of spherical trigonometry.

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  • In "geodesy," and the cognate subject "figure of the earth," the matter of greatest moment with regard to the sphere is the determination of the area of triangles drawn on the surface of a sphere - the so-called "spherical triangles"; this is a branch of trigonometry, and is studied under the name of spherical trigonometry.

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  • Perhaps to the student there is no part of elementary mathematics so repulsive as is spherical trigonometry.

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  • Besides the logarithms and the calculating rods or bones, Napier's name is attached to certain rules and formulae in spherical trigonometry.

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  • This contained work on planar and spherical trigonometry originally done much earlier in about 1464.

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