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Angles were known before trigonometry. Trigonometry was the study of angles and their relationship to shapes.

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Hipparchus is the father of trigonometry and he was a Greek astronomer who lived between 190-120 B.C. He is considered as the father of trigonometry, a branch of mathematics which studies the angles of sides of triangles. :)

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