Class 10 Maths Applications of Trigonometry Application of Trigonometry

Application of 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.
  5. Construct map
  6. Determine position of a place in a Map using latitude & Longitude
  7. Astronomers use it to calculate distances from the Earth to the planets and stars

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