Hipparchus is the father of trigonometry.
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. :)
based on my stock knowledge, i think hipparchus is the father of trigonometry.....
I should imagine that his parents discovered him!
Because he was credited with working out the mathematics behind it.
Hipparchus is considered as the father of trigonometry. he was the one who found the relation between angles of a triangle and its lengths of sides. this relation has developed into an entirely new branch in mathematics as trigonometry. so, one might as well say that he 'made' trigonometry.
Hipparchus of Nicaea, 190 BC to 120 BC.
Trigonometry has been developed over centuries, and was not discovered per-se by any one person. One might say that Pythagoras is the father of trigonometry because the Pythagorean theorem is so central to trigonometric theory, but many cultures were aware of the Pythagorean theorem before Pythagoras was even born.
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