How to Solve Any Triangle: First, Forget the Law of Sines and the Law of Cosines

  • How to Solve Any Triangle: First, Forget the Law of Sines and the Law of Cosines

    Lin McMullin
    Elegant and beautiful as they may be, many of the formulas and techniques invented to make computations by hand easier are no longer needed. This article looks at two mainstays of the trigonometry curriculum, which thanks to Computer Algebra Systems, can be retired.