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Applications of Trigonometry in Architecture

Trigonometry has many applications in the real world. One particular area in which it can be used is in architecture. If you were an architect, describe a specific situation in which you could use right triangle trigonometry to help you design a new hospital. Give a specific example and explain how right triangle trigonometry could be used.

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This solution provides one specific example of trigonometry in architecture, and other brief possibilities for ways that trigonometry can be used in designing a building in 268 words.