ERIC Number: EJ409307
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
The Function sin x/x.
Gearhart, William B.; Shultz, Harris S.
College Mathematics Journal, v21 n2 p90-99 Mar 1990
Presents some examples from geometry: area of a circle; centroid of a sector; Buffon's needle problem; and expression for pi. Describes several roles of the trigonometric function in mathematics and applications, including Fourier analysis, spectral theory, approximation theory, and numerical analysis. (YP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A