SQL SIN Function

SIN returns the sine in radians of the specified angle.

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

Example

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This example returns the sine of the specified angles measured in radians.

SELECT SIN(PI()/2) AS '90 degrees',
       SIN(0) AS '0 degrees',
       SIN(-PI()/2) AS '-90 degrees'
Result:  1 record
90 degrees 0 degrees -90 degrees
1 0 -1

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


Syntax

Syntax of the SIN function.

SIN(angle)

angle -- a number representing an angle in radians.


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