law of sines
a law stating that the ratio of a side of a plane triangle to the sine of the opposite angle is the same for all three sides.
a law stating that the ratio of the sine of an arc of a spherical triangle to the sine of the opposite angle is the same for all three arcs.
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New law bans use of confusing words and sentences in government documents. Read the resultsOn October 13, 2010, President Obama signed into law the “United States Plain Writing Act of 2010.” Thirteen years after President Clinton issued his own “Plain Writing in Government” memorandum, the revised set of guidelines states that by July of this year all government agencies must simplify the often perplexing bureaucratic jargon used in documents produced for the American public. Gone are the grammatically longwinded sentences, …
- law of referred pain,
- law of reflection,
- law of refraction,
- law of segregation,
- law of similars,
- law of superposition,
- law of supply and demand,
- law of the jungle,
- law of the medes and the persians,
- law of thermodynamics
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