Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Quadrantal Spherical Triangle

Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Quadrantal Spherical Triangle

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Description
This cut and glued plastic model shows a spherical triangle formed from three quadrantal (but not perpendicular) sectors of discs. It is unmarked and undated.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Geometric Model
maker
Wheeler, Albert Harry
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 5.1 cm x 8.4 cm x 5 cm; 2 in x 3 5/16 in x 1 31/32 in
ID Number
1979.0102.214
accession number
1979.0102
catalog number
1979.0102.214
Credit Line
Gift of Louise D. Campbell
subject
Mathematics
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Trigonometry
Science & Mathematics
Spherical Trigonometry
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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