Who Are the Mathematicians Who Contributed to Trigonometry?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 8, 2020 6:19:45 AM ET
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Trigonometry developed in many parts of the world over thousands of years, but the mathematicians who are most credited with its discovery are Hipparchus, Menelaus and Ptolemy. Isaac Newton and Euler contributed developments to bring trigonometry into the modern age.