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#26 2014-07-17 02:28:56

ShivamS
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Re: Learning Trigonometry

Get a nice one, like TI-84/89/n-spire.

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#27 2014-07-17 02:30:58

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Re: Learning Trigonometry

Texas Instruments? I currently have a casio 570es


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#28 2014-07-17 02:33:49

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Re: Learning Trigonometry

Are you getting better, ShivamS?


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#29 2014-07-17 02:34:13

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Re: Learning Trigonometry

Before I go, do we necessarily need a calculator for trigonometry?

If someone asks you how high is that wall and you answer

you might get a dumfounded look but if you say .8660254037844386 m he is more likely to understand.

In short if you really want to be a hands on experimentalist ( Mr. Hadron Collider ) you had better get some experience with numerical math and calculators - CAS.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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#30 2014-07-17 02:39:25

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Re: Learning Trigonometry

Why can't they understand? I beg one question without calculators would take hours.

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#31 2014-07-17 02:44:00

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Re: Learning Trigonometry

If I asked you to cut a piece of pipe that was

long, do you have yardstick to do it?


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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#32 2014-07-17 02:52:30

David
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Re: Learning Trigonometry

No. More... On that...


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#33 2014-07-17 03:21:37

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Re: Learning Trigonometry

bobbym wrote:

If I asked you to cut a piece of pipe that was

long, do you have yardstick to do it?

What the heck is m?


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#34 2014-07-17 03:23:35

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Re: Learning Trigonometry

Meters.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
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#35 2014-07-17 03:45:14

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Re: Learning Trigonometry

What does the whole thing mean?


'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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#36 2014-07-17 03:47:21

bobbym
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Re: Learning Trigonometry

Sometimes a nice closed form is good and sometimes you need the decimal answer. That is at least one spot where the calculator can help.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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#37 2014-07-18 02:04:40

David
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Re: Learning Trigonometry

I'm good with pythagoras theorem if that helps. I'm gonna start learning loci in two dimension.
Side Note :
MH17 My theory :
The reptiles shot the plane down because those on board are aids experts.

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#38 2014-07-18 02:12:13

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Re: Learning Trigonometry

There I will have to disagree.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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#39 2014-07-18 02:15:13

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Re: Learning Trigonometry

Why? (This is a joke, I know the conflicts between Ukraine and Russia)


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#40 2014-07-18 02:16:12

bobbym
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Re: Learning Trigonometry

There were no aids experts on the flight as far as I know.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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#41 2014-07-18 02:17:17

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Re: Learning Trigonometry

The link : http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/australiaandthepacific/australia/10975275/Leading-HIV-researchers-lost-as-flight-MH17-is-downed-in-Ukraine.html


Meaningless, meaningless, Everything is meaningless! - Ecclesiastes 1:2

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#42 2014-07-18 02:19:54

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I stand corrected. But that just makes it more likely that humans are to blame.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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