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The Approximate History of Trigonometry

Duration: 04:35

Praxis the robot and Alan the "human man" attempt to land a plane using their knowledge of trigonometry. Luckily, the plane is full of ancient mathematicians who fill in some history of the development of trig.

Available since: Mon 20 Aug 2012

Credits

Actor
Greg McHugh
Actor
Lucy Montgomery

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The Approximate History of Maths

A humorous animation looking at the development of mathematical knowledge through time.

First broadcast: 10 May 2012

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