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The cos trigonometric function calculates the cosine of an angle in radians, degrees or gradians.
cos(0), returns 1

Cos, online calculus

Summary :

The cos trigonometric function calculates the cosine of an angle in radians, degrees or gradians.

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Cosine function

The calculator allows to use most of the trigonometric functions, it is possible to calculate the cosine, the sine and the tangent of an angle through the functions of the same name..

The trigonometric function cosine noted cos, allows to calculate the cosine of an angle online , it is possible to use different angular units : degrees, gradians and radians wich is the angular unit by default.

Calculation of the cosine

Cosine calculating an angle in radians

The cosine calculator allows through the cos function to calculate online the cosine of an angle in radians, you must first select the desired unit by clicking on the options button calculation module. After that, you can start your calculations.

To calculate cosine online of pi/6, enter cos(pi/6), after calculation, the result sqrt(3)/2 is returned.

Note that the cosine function is able to recognize some special angles and make the calculations with special associated values in exact form.

Calculate the cosine of an angle in degrees

To calculate the cosine of an angle in degrees, you must first select the desired unit by clicking on the options button calculation module. After that, you can start your calculus.

To calculate cosine of 90, enter cos(90), after calculation, the restults 0 is returned.

Calculate the cosine of an angle in gradians

To calculate the cosine of an angle in gradians, you must first select the desired unit by clicking on the options button calculation module. After that, you can start your calculus.

To calculate cosine of 50, enter cos(50), after computation, the result sqrt(2)/2 is returned.

Note that the cosine function is able to recognize some special angles and do the calculus with special associated exact values.

Special cosine values

The cosine admits some special values which the calculator is able to determine in exact forms. Here is the list of the special cosine values:

 cos(2*pi) 1 cos(pi) -1 cos(pi/2) 0 cos(pi/4) sqrt(2)/2 cos(pi/3) 1/2 cos(pi/6) sqrt(3)/2 cos(2*pi/3) -1/2 cos(3*pi/4) -sqrt(2)/2 cos(5*pi/6) -sqrt(3)/2 cos(0) 1 cos(-2*pi) 1 cos(-pi) -1 cos(pi/2) 0 cos(-pi/4) sqrt(2)/2 cos(-pi/3) 1/2 cos(-pi/6) sqrt(3)/2 cos(-2*pi/3) -1/2 cos(-3*pi/4) -sqrt(2)/2 cos(-5*pi/6) -sqrt(3)/2

Main properties

AA x in RR, k in ZZ,

• cos(-x)= cos(x)
• cos(x+2*k*pi)=cos(x)
• cos(pi-x)=-cos(x)
• cos(pi+x)=-cos(x)
• cos(pi/2-x)=sin(x)
• cos(pi/2+x)=-sin(x)

Derivative of cosine

The derivative of the cosine is equal to -sin(x).

Antiderivative of cosine

The antiderivative of the cosine is equal to sin(x).

Properties of the cosine function

The cosine function is an even function, for every real x, cos(-x)=cos(x). The consequence for the curve representative of the cosine function is that it admits the axis of the ordinates as axis of symmetry.

Equation with cosine

The calculator has a solver which allows it to solve equation with cosine of the form cos(x)=a. The calculations to obtain the result are detailed, so it will be possible to solve equations like cos(x)=1/2 or 2*cos(x)=sqrt(2) with the calculation steps.

The cos trigonometric function calculates the cosine of an angle in radians, degrees or gradians.

Syntax :

cos(x), where x is the measure of an angle in degrees, radians, or gradians.

Examples :

cos(0), returns 1

Derivative cosine :

To differentiate function cosine online, it is possible to use the derivative calculator which allows the calculation of the derivative of the cosine function

The derivative of cos(x) is derivative_calculator(cos(x))=-sin(x)

Antiderivative cosine :

Antiderivative calculator allows to calculate an antiderivative of cosine function.

An antiderivative of cos(x) is antiderivative_calculator(cos(x))=sin(x)

Limit cosine :

The limit calculator allows the calculation of limits of the cosine function.

The limit of cos(x) is limit_calculator(cos(x))

Inverse function cosine :

The inverse function of cosine is the arccosine function noted arccos.

Graphic cosine :

The graphing calculator is able to plot cosine function in its definition interval.

Property of the function cosine :

The cosine function is an even function.
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• Arccosine : arccos. The arccos function allows the calculation of the arc cosine of a number. The arccosine function is the inverse functions of the cosine function.
• Arcsine : arcsin. The arcsin function allows the calculation of the arc sine of a number. The arcsine function is the inverse function of the sine function.
• Arctangent : arctan. The arctan function allows the calculation of the arctangent of a number. The arctangent function is the inverse functions of the tangent function.
• Cosine : cos. The cos trigonometric function calculates the cosine of an angle in radians, degrees or gradians.
• Cosecant : cosec. The trigonometric function sec allows to calculate the secant of an angle expressed in radians, degrees, or grades.
• Cotangent : cotan. The cotan trigonometric function to calculate the cotangent of an angle in radians, degrees or gradians.
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• Trigonometric linearization : linearization_trigo. Calculator that allows to linearize a trigonometric expression.
• Secant : sec. The trigonometric function sec allows to calculate the secant of an angle expressed in radians, degrees, or grades.
• Simplify Calculator : simplify. Calculator wich can simplify an algebraic expression online.
• Sine : sin. The sin trigonometric function to calculate the sine of an angle in radians, degrees or gradians.
• Tangent : tan. The tan trigonometric function to calculate the tangent of an angle in radians, degrees or gradians.
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