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One of the most common applications of trigonometry in everyday life is the use of triangulation to determine the height of buildings, mountains, trees and other very tall or distant objects. Similar trigonometric functi... More »

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Trigonometry has applications in a number of scientific fields, ranging from geography and astronomy to engineering and physics. One of the most important early real-life examples of trigonometry involved using the knowl... More »

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Common examples of convection include the boiling of water where bubbles become visible at the top, drinking coffee where steam rises upwards, using a fan to cool off the body and heating a room during the cold season. C... More »

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One application of trigonometry in the real world is determining the distance and location of faraway objects. This is useful in navigation and in surveying. Historically, trigonometry was also applied to determine the p... More »

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