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COS (Transact-SQL)

Is a mathematical function that returns the trigonometric cosine of the specified angle, in radians, in the specified expression.

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COS ( float_expression )

float_expression

Is an expression of type float.

The following example returns the COS of the specific angle.

DECLARE @angle float
SET @angle = 14.78
SELECT 'The COS of the angle is: ' + CONVERT(varchar,COS(@angle))
GO

Here is the result set.

The COS of the angle is: -0.599465                      

(1 row(s) affected)
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