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Documentation on the Standard Trigonometric Program for the Wang 700B Electronic Calculator

Documentation on the Standard Trigonometric Program for the Wang 700B Electronic Calculator

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Description
Wang Laboratories not only sold desktop electronic calculators but also pre-recorded tape cassettes that included useful programs. This yellow reference manual describes use of the standard trigonometric package program. The package included programs for converting between degrees and radians, finding standard trigonometric, inverse trigonometirc, hyperbolic trigonometric, and inverse hyperbolic trigonometric functions.
For a related object, see 1983.0171.01.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
documentation
date made
1970
maker
Wang Laboratories
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Tewksbury
Physical Description
metal (staples material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 12 in x 8 1/2 in; 30.48 cm x 21.59 cm
ID Number
1983.0171.05
catalog number
1983.0171.05
accession number
1983.0171
Credit Line
Gift of Marie K. Wolf
subject
Mathematics
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Medicine and Science: Computers
Science & Mathematics
Trigonometry
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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