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    Re: Request for simple trig formula
    From: Peter Fogg
    Date: 2003 Apr 16, 11:56 +1000

    ----- Original Message -----
    From: "Peter Fogg" > Rather than the internet I would suggest the local
    library...
    
    But a quick search yielded:
    http://www.netsoc.tcd.ie/~jgilbert/maths_site/applets/trigonometry/solving_s
    imple_trigonometry_problems_.html
    which uses an applet so you can change the shape of the triangle for
    'Solving Simple Trigonometry Problems'.
    
    This one looks interesting
    http://www.amtsgym-sdbg.dk/as/AOL-SAT/SATURN.HTM
    'In this exercise, students may - applying simple math - measure
    a. Distance to Saturn.
    b. Diameter of the planet and its ring system.
    c. Mass of this huge gas-planet.'  (using trig)
    
    Also:
    http://oldcda.design.ucla.edu/caad/Class_Notes/227a/Syllabus/Lectures/trigon
    ometry.htm
    and, it seems, there are many others ...
    
    
    

       
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