# Math Class

**.NET Framework (current version)**

Provides constants and static methods for trigonometric, logarithmic, and other common mathematical functions.

To browse the .NET Framework source code for this type, see the Reference Source.

**Namespace:**System

**Assembly:**mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

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Abs(Decimal) | Returns the absolute value of a Decimal number. | |

Abs(Double) | Returns the absolute value of a double-precision floating-point number. | |

Abs(Int16) | Returns the absolute value of a 16-bit signed integer. | |

Abs(Int32) | Returns the absolute value of a 32-bit signed integer. | |

Abs(Int64) | Returns the absolute value of a 64-bit signed integer. | |

Abs(SByte) | Returns the absolute value of an 8-bit signed integer. | |

Abs(Single) | Returns the absolute value of a single-precision floating-point number. | |

Acos(Double) | Returns the angle whose cosine is the specified number. | |

Asin(Double) | Returns the angle whose sine is the specified number. | |

Atan(Double) | Returns the angle whose tangent is the specified number. | |

Atan2(Double, Double) | Returns the angle whose tangent is the quotient of two specified numbers. | |

BigMul(Int32, Int32) | Produces the full product of two 32-bit numbers. | |

Ceiling(Decimal) | Returns the smallest integral value that is greater than or equal to the specified decimal number. | |

Ceiling(Double) | Returns the smallest integral value that is greater than or equal to the specified double-precision floating-point number. | |

Cos(Double) | Returns the cosine of the specified angle. | |

Cosh(Double) | Returns the hyperbolic cosine of the specified angle. | |

DivRem(Int32, Int32, Int32) | Calculates the quotient of two 32-bit signed integers and also returns the remainder in an output parameter. | |

DivRem(Int64, Int64, Int64) | Calculates the quotient of two 64-bit signed integers and also returns the remainder in an output parameter. | |

Exp(Double) | Returns | |

Floor(Decimal) | Returns the largest integer less than or equal to the specified decimal number. | |

Floor(Double) | Returns the largest integer less than or equal to the specified double-precision floating-point number. | |

IEEERemainder(Double, Double) | Returns the remainder resulting from the division of a specified number by another specified number. | |

Log(Double) | Returns the natural (base | |

Log(Double, Double) | Returns the logarithm of a specified number in a specified base. | |

Log10(Double) | Returns the base 10 logarithm of a specified number. | |

Max(Byte, Byte) | Returns the larger of two 8-bit unsigned integers. | |

Max(Decimal, Decimal) | Returns the larger of two decimal numbers. | |

Max(Double, Double) | Returns the larger of two double-precision floating-point numbers. | |

Max(Int16, Int16) | Returns the larger of two 16-bit signed integers. | |

Max(Int32, Int32) | Returns the larger of two 32-bit signed integers. | |

Max(Int64, Int64) | Returns the larger of two 64-bit signed integers. | |

Max(SByte, SByte) | Returns the larger of two 8-bit signed integers. | |

Max(Single, Single) | Returns the larger of two single-precision floating-point numbers. | |

Max(UInt16, UInt16) | Returns the larger of two 16-bit unsigned integers. | |

Max(UInt32, UInt32) | Returns the larger of two 32-bit unsigned integers. | |

Max(UInt64, UInt64) | Returns the larger of two 64-bit unsigned integers. | |

Min(Byte, Byte) | Returns the smaller of two 8-bit unsigned integers. | |

Min(Decimal, Decimal) | Returns the smaller of two decimal numbers. | |

Min(Double, Double) | Returns the smaller of two double-precision floating-point numbers. | |

Min(Int16, Int16) | Returns the smaller of two 16-bit signed integers. | |

Min(Int32, Int32) | Returns the smaller of two 32-bit signed integers. | |

Min(Int64, Int64) | Returns the smaller of two 64-bit signed integers. | |

Min(SByte, SByte) | Returns the smaller of two 8-bit signed integers. | |

Min(Single, Single) | Returns the smaller of two single-precision floating-point numbers. | |

Min(UInt16, UInt16) | Returns the smaller of two 16-bit unsigned integers. | |

Min(UInt32, UInt32) | Returns the smaller of two 32-bit unsigned integers. | |

Min(UInt64, UInt64) | Returns the smaller of two 64-bit unsigned integers. | |

Pow(Double, Double) | Returns a specified number raised to the specified power. | |

Round(Decimal) | Rounds a decimal value to the nearest integral value. | |

Round(Decimal, Int32) | Rounds a decimal value to a specified number of fractional digits. | |

Round(Decimal, Int32, MidpointRounding) | Rounds a decimal value to a specified number of fractional digits. A parameter specifies how to round the value if it is midway between two numbers. | |

Round(Decimal, MidpointRounding) | Rounds a decimal value to the nearest integer. A parameter specifies how to round the value if it is midway between two numbers. | |

Round(Double) | Rounds a double-precision floating-point value to the nearest integral value. | |

Round(Double, Int32) | Rounds a double-precision floating-point value to a specified number of fractional digits. | |

Round(Double, Int32, MidpointRounding) | Rounds a double-precision floating-point value to a specified number of fractional digits. A parameter specifies how to round the value if it is midway between two numbers. | |

Round(Double, MidpointRounding) | Rounds a double-precision floating-point value to the nearest integer. A parameter specifies how to round the value if it is midway between two numbers. | |

Sign(Decimal) | Returns an integer that indicates the sign of a decimal number. | |

Sign(Double) | Returns an integer that indicates the sign of a double-precision floating-point number. | |

Sign(Int16) | Returns an integer that indicates the sign of a 16-bit signed integer. | |

Sign(Int32) | Returns an integer that indicates the sign of a 32-bit signed integer. | |

Sign(Int64) | Returns an integer that indicates the sign of a 64-bit signed integer. | |

Sign(SByte) | Returns an integer that indicates the sign of an 8-bit signed integer. | |

Sign(Single) | Returns an integer that indicates the sign of a single-precision floating-point number. | |

Sin(Double) | Returns the sine of the specified angle. | |

Sinh(Double) | Returns the hyperbolic sine of the specified angle. | |

Sqrt(Double) | Returns the square root of a specified number. | |

Tan(Double) | Returns the tangent of the specified angle. | |

Tanh(Double) | Returns the hyperbolic tangent of the specified angle. | |

Truncate(Decimal) | Calculates the integral part of a specified decimal number. | |

Truncate(Double) | Calculates the integral part of a specified double-precision floating-point number. |

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The following example uses several mathematical and trigonometric functions from the Math class to calculate the inner angles of a trapezoid.

'The following class represents simple functionality of the trapezoid. Class MathTrapezoidSample Private m_longBase As Double Private m_shortBase As Double Private m_leftLeg As Double Private m_rightLeg As Double Public Sub New(ByVal longbase As Double, ByVal shortbase As Double, ByVal leftLeg As Double, ByVal rightLeg As Double) m_longBase = Math.Abs(longbase) m_shortBase = Math.Abs(shortbase) m_leftLeg = Math.Abs(leftLeg) m_rightLeg = Math.Abs(rightLeg) End Sub Private Function GetRightSmallBase() As Double GetRightSmallBase = (Math.Pow(m_rightLeg, 2) - Math.Pow(m_leftLeg, 2) + Math.Pow(m_longBase, 2) + Math.Pow(m_shortBase, 2) - 2 * m_shortBase * m_longBase) / (2 * (m_longBase - m_shortBase)) End Function Public Function GetHeight() As Double Dim x As Double = GetRightSmallBase() GetHeight = Math.Sqrt(Math.Pow(m_rightLeg, 2) - Math.Pow(x, 2)) End Function Public Function GetSquare() As Double GetSquare = GetHeight() * m_longBase / 2 End Function Public Function GetLeftBaseRadianAngle() As Double Dim sinX As Double = GetHeight() / m_leftLeg GetLeftBaseRadianAngle = Math.Round(Math.Asin(sinX), 2) End Function Public Function GetRightBaseRadianAngle() As Double Dim x As Double = GetRightSmallBase() Dim cosX As Double = (Math.Pow(m_rightLeg, 2) + Math.Pow(x, 2) - Math.Pow(GetHeight(), 2)) / (2 * x * m_rightLeg) GetRightBaseRadianAngle = Math.Round(Math.Acos(cosX), 2) End Function Public Function GetLeftBaseDegreeAngle() As Double Dim x As Double = GetLeftBaseRadianAngle() * 180 / Math.PI GetLeftBaseDegreeAngle = Math.Round(x, 2) End Function Public Function GetRightBaseDegreeAngle() As Double Dim x As Double = GetRightBaseRadianAngle() * 180 / Math.PI GetRightBaseDegreeAngle = Math.Round(x, 2) End Function Public Shared Sub Main() Dim trpz As MathTrapezoidSample = New MathTrapezoidSample(20, 10, 8, 6) Console.WriteLine("The trapezoid's bases are 20.0 and 10.0, the trapezoid's legs are 8.0 and 6.0") Dim h As Double = trpz.GetHeight() Console.WriteLine("Trapezoid height is: " + h.ToString()) Dim dxR As Double = trpz.GetLeftBaseRadianAngle() Console.WriteLine("Trapezoid left base angle is: " + dxR.ToString() + " Radians") Dim dyR As Double = trpz.GetRightBaseRadianAngle() Console.WriteLine("Trapezoid right base angle is: " + dyR.ToString() + " Radians") Dim dxD As Double = trpz.GetLeftBaseDegreeAngle() Console.WriteLine("Trapezoid left base angle is: " + dxD.ToString() + " Degrees") Dim dyD As Double = trpz.GetRightBaseDegreeAngle() Console.WriteLine("Trapezoid left base angle is: " + dyD.ToString() + " Degrees") End Sub End Class

**Universal Windows Platform**

Available since 8

**.NET Framework**

Available since 1.1

**Portable Class Library**

Supported in: portable .NET platforms

**Silverlight**

Available since 2.0

**Windows Phone Silverlight**

Available since 7.0

**Windows Phone**

Available since 8.1

Any public static (**Shared** in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.