COS

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Returns the cosine of the given angle.

Syntax

COS ( number )

Number is the angle in radians for which you want the cosine.

Remark

If the angle is in degrees, multiply it by PI()/180 or use the RADIANS function to convert it to radians.

Example

Formula

Description (Result)

=COS(1.047)

Cosine of 1.047 radians (0.500171)

=COS(60*PI()/180)

Cosine of 60 degrees (0.5)

=COS(RADIANS(60))

Cosine of 60 degrees (0.5)

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