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SinDegree

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Compute the sine of an angle given in degrees

Contributed by: Paco Jain (Wolfram Research)

ResourceFunction["SinDegree"][x]

computes the sine of an angle x, measured in degrees.

Details and Options

Mathematical function, suitable for both symbolic and numerical manipulation.
For certain special arguments, ResourceFunction["SinDegree"] automatically evaluates to exact values.
ResourceFunction["SinDegree"] can be evaluated to arbitrary numerical precision.
ResourceFunction["SinDegree"] automatically threads over lists.

Examples

Basic Examples (2) 

Compute the cosine of an angle:

In[1]:=
ResourceFunction["SinDegree"][60]
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Plot over a given range of angles:

In[2]:=
Plot[ResourceFunction["SinDegree"][x], {x, 0, 360}]
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Scope (2) 

Evaluate numerically:

In[3]:=
ResourceFunction["SinDegree"][43.1]
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Evaluate to high precision:

In[4]:=
N[ResourceFunction["SinDegree"][26], 50]
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Applications (1) 

Draw a circle:

In[5]:=
ParametricPlot[{ResourceFunction["SinDegree"][t], Cos[t Degree]}, {t, 0, 360}]
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