Father of Trigonometry?

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The father of trigonometry is considered to be Hipparchus who was an ancient Greek mathematician specializing in Hellenistic mathematics and philosophy. He was also an astronomer and he lived (180 -- 125 B.C.E.), trigonometry literally means 'triangle measuring.' In ancient Greek, which is exactly what trigonometry is, it is measuring angles and trajectories based on the principles of triangles.
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Hipparchus is the father of trigonometry.
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The astronomer Hipparchus of Nicaea (180-125 BC) is known as "The father
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Hipparchus of niceae is consequently known as te father of trigonometry
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