What jobs require you to use trigonometry and how is it used in them? Please explain how trigonometry is applicable in a job with great detail, so I can have a better understanding on how to...

What jobs require you to use trigonometry and how is it used in them?

Please explain how trigonometry is applicable in a job with great detail, so I can have a better understanding on how to apply it in the real world.

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neela | High School Teacher | (Level 3) Valedictorian

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Trigonometry is used in geography and navigation . The sailors were known to have been using it to detrmine their position , when they were in the middle of the see.

In astronomy to calculate the position of the planets we use trigonometry and spherical trigonometry. The geographical concept of latitude longitude is an application of trigonometry, by which you can identify any location in the world.In military science, the position and distance determination could made through subtending angles at two known points.

Science and mathematics are themselves a field of application of trigonometry. Analytical geometry, calculus, dynamics, satelite launching, Physics, Chemistry are enriched by the trigonometry.

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Civil engineering (calculus of surfaces, shapes etc.), manufacturing products technologies (to determine the important angles of the manufacturing tools, could become a serious issue) and many other jobs require trigonometry knowledges.

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