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A preliminary note on Bürgi's computation of the sine of the first minute

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A recently rediscovered manuscript by Jost Bürgi from around 1590 contains novel approaches to the computation of sines. In this note, we examine a specific point in Bürgi's analysis of the sine of the first sexagesimal minute.
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hal-01316358 , version 1 (16-05-2016)

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Denis Roegel. A preliminary note on Bürgi's computation of the sine of the first minute. 2016. ⟨hal-01316358⟩
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