Class 10 Maths Introduction to Trigonometry Trigonometry

Trigonometry

The word ‘trigonometry’ is derived from the Greek words ‘tri’ (meaning three), ‘gon’ (meaning sides) and ‘metron’ (meaning measure). In fact, trigonometry is the study of relationships between the sides and angles of a triangle.

Application of Trigonometry

  1. Find height of tall building or tower without actually measuring it
  2. Find the height at which an object , airplane or balloon is flying
  3. Find the distance of a vehicle or ship from a tower.
  4. Used extensively in the field of construction.

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