# What is trigonometry - Definition and Meaning

### Trigonometry :

The term "Trigonometry" is coined from the Greek word "trigon" which represents triangle. It is one of the branch of Mathematics, that deals with the study of angles and length of the triangle. The field of mathematics is introduced in 3rd century BC. It is a calculation part of Geometry, which uses major functions like Sine, Cosine and Tangent to solve the problems.

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