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Topic: Radians
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Art & Joyce Stahl

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Posted: Jan 30, 1998 3:43 PM
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This has been a good discussion. It made me think of an old (5 years)
TI calculator I had. It had as an mode option: degrees, radians or
GRADIENTS. I could never figure out or locate any information on what a
gradient was or is. Just as a curiosity does anyone know? The closest
I could come to clearing it up was SIN(100 gradients)=1. Does that mean
100 gradients is pi/2 rads.??

Was gradient measure an attempt to "metricize" rotational measure?
Does anyone use it now or ever???

Art Stahl
Patchogue-Medford HS
Long Island NY

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