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Scilab help >> Elementary Functions > Trigonometry > cosd

cosd

element-wise cosine function, argument in degree

Calling Sequence

y=cosd(x)

Arguments

x

real vector/matrix

Description

For a vector or a matrix x of angles given in degree, cosd(x) is the cosine of its elements. The results are in [-1 1]. For input elements which are equal to n*90 with n integer and odd, the result is exactly zero.

Examples

x=[0,30 45 60 90 360];
cosd(x)

See Also

  • cos — cosine function

Authors

  • Serge Steer, INRIA
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Last updated:
Thu May 12 11:44:14 CEST 2011