Tagged: trigonometry

Sum and Difference Identities and Formulas 0

Sum and Difference Identities and Formulas

Select your language EnglishSpanish Angle sum and difference identities express trigonometric functions of sums of angles α ± β in terms of functions of α and β. Using the sum and difference formulas allows us to...

Arctangent 0

Arctangent

Select your language EnglishSpanish The arctangent (notation: arctan or tan-1) is the inverse function of the tangent. That is: As the arctangent and tangent are inverse functions, their composition is the identity. Thus: Properties...

Arccosine 0

Arccosine

Select your language EnglishSpanish The arccosine (notation: arccos or cos-1) is the inverse function of the cosine. That is: As the arcsine and sine are inverse functions, their composition is the identity. That is:...

Arcsine 0

Arcsine

Select your language EnglishSpanish The arcsine (notation: arcsin or sin-1) is the inverse function of the sine. That is: As the arcsine and sine are inverse functions, their composition is the identity. That is:...

Cotangent 0

Cotangent

Select your language EnglishSpanish The cotangent is the reciprocal trigonometric ratio of the tangent. It is the reciprocal or multiplicative inverse of the tangent, that is, tan θ · cotθ = 1. In a right triangle, the cotangent of...

Cosecant 0

Cosecant

Select your language EnglishSpanish The cosecant is the reciprocal trigonometric ratio of the sine. It is the reciprocal or multiplicative inverse of the sine, that is, csc θ · sin θ = 1. In a right triangle, the cosecant of...

Secant 0

Secant

Select your language EnglishSpanish The secant is the reciprocal trigonometric ratio of the cosine. It is the reciprocal or multiplicative inverse of the cosine, that is, sec θ · cos θ = 1. In a right triangle, the secant...

Tangent 0

Tangent

Select your language EnglishSpanish In a right triangle, the tangent of an angle θ is defined as the ratio of the opposite leg (a) to the adjacent leg (c). It is one of the...

Cosine 0

Cosine

Select your language EnglishSpanish In a right triangle, the cosine of an angle θ is defined as the ratio of the adjacent leg (b) to the hypotenuse (c). It is one of the trigonometric...