SQL COT Function

COT returns the cotangent in radians of the specified angle.

COT is one of the basic trigonometric functions along with SIN, COS and TAN.

Example

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This example return the cotangent of the specified angle measured in radians.

SELECT COT(PI()/4) AS '45 degrees',
       COT(PI()/2) AS '90 degrees',
       COT(PI() * 3/4) AS '135 degrees'
       
Result:  1 record
45 degrees 90 degrees 135 degrees
1 6.12323399573677E-17 -1

Note: The 90 degrees value is approaching 0.

Note: PI is a function that returns the value of π (3.14).


Syntax

Syntax of the COT function.

COT(angle)

angle -- a number representing an angle in radians..


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