Cosecant Function

Plot of the cosecant function from 0 to τ (tau) radians.
Figure: Cosecant Function

Summary

Given the angle of a right triangle as input, returns the ratio of the hypotenuse over the opposite side. The cosecant function is the inverse of the sine function.

Syntax

csc(θ)

Arguments

Name Description
θ The angle provided in radians

Return Value

Returns the ratio of the right triangle's adjacent side over its hypotenuse.

Usage

Given the angle of a right triangle as input, returns the ratio of the hypotenuse over the opposite side. The cosecant function is the inverse of the sine function.

Definition

The cosecant function is the reciprocal of the sine function.

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