Article ID: CBB000054978

On trisection of an angle leading to the derivation of a cubic equation and computation of the value of sine (1984)

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Description “Many attempts have been made to solve the problem of trisection of an arc or angle since antiquity. In this paper a method suggested by an Indian mathematician, Ghulām Husain Jaunpuri (b. 1790), is highlighted. Derivation of a cubic equation by it and its application in computation of the value of sine are also discussed.”


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Authors & Contributors
Ansari, S. M. Razaullah
Scheele, Irmtraut
Fussell, G. F.
Chaldecott, John A.
Rizvi, Syed Aftab Husain
Sarma, S. R.
Journals
Studies in History of Medicine and Science
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science
Verhandlungen des Naturwissenschaftlichen Vereins in Hamburg
Agricultural History
Platinum Metals Review
Indian Journal of History of Science
Publishers
Projekt Verlag
Birkhäuser
Gotham Books
Indiana University Press
Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales
Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh
Concepts
Science and art
Encyclopedias (history)
Astronomy
Medicine
Biographies
Measurement
People
Ghulam Husain Jaunpuri
Pagenstecher, Heinrich Alexander
Bollmann, Justus Erich
Ward, Seth
Cholesky, Andre
Edwards, Amelia
Time Periods
19th century
18th century
20th century, early
20th century
Places
India; Pakistan
India
Central Europe: Germany, Austria, Switzerland
Germany
United States
Wales
Institutions
Hamburg. Zoologisches Museum und Institut
Chicago, Rock Island, and Pacific Railroad Company
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