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Trigonometry was first used by the ancient Babylonians and Egyptians. Babylonians used it primarily in their astronomical calculations and there is some debate over whether this was actually trigonometry or some other form of calculation. However, the Egyptians did use a primitive form of trigonometry while building the pyramids. A scribe known as Ahmes actually performed a trigonometric solution in his "The Rhind Mathematical Papyrus"

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