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Teaching and Learning the Trigonometric Functions through Their Origins: References

Author(s): 
Daniel E. Otero (Xavier University)

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Daniel E. Otero (Xavier University), "Teaching and Learning the Trigonometric Functions through Their Origins: References," Convergence (March 2020)

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