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trigonometry table

tabulated values for some or all of the six trigonometric functions for various angular values. Once an essential tool for scientists, engineers, surveyors, and navigators, trigonometry tables became obsolete with the availability of computers. (For reference, the six trigonometric functions in relation to a right triangle are displayed in the .

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