Readers learn how calculating and manipulating the unknown has been the enterprise of the field of algebra since its earliest inception in Babylon and ancient Egypt. Trigonometry draws on principles presented in algebra and uses angle measurements to elaborate on geometric calculations. Essential to further mathematical and scientific study, both algebra and trigonometry provide crucial tools in managing variables and understanding the relationships between them. This intriguing and enlightening volume chronicles their respective histories while addressing the curriculum requirements of both disciplines.
Series: The Foundations of Math
Interest Level: Grades 9-12
Guided Reading Level: Z
Lexile Level: 1390
ISBN: 9781538300381 (E-book)