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The first records of trigonometric concepts appear sometime around the 2nd century B.C.E. by a Greek astonomer known as Hipparchus (of Nicea, Bithynia) who constructed "chord" tables (a precursor to the sine ratio) for more readily solving problems involving spherical triangles. He also utilized the Babylonian's sexagesimal (base 60) system by dividing the circle into degrees . The Mystery of the Aleph: Mathematics, the Kabbalah, and the Search for Infinity Amir D. Aczel, Author Basic Books $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. A Mathematical Mystery Tour, by Mark Wahl. Prufrock Press, publisher This is a perennially popular book full of activities based on the Fibonacci Numbers and the Golden Ratio. The materials challenge, excite, and inform students about mathematics while introducing them to a well-known set of topics in "recreational" mathematics. Giftedness.


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