Trigonometric Functions

The following trigonometric notation can be entered in Show My Work boxes.

Note: In addition to the keyboard shortcuts listed in this topic, some symbols can be typed using the keyboard shortcuts for your operating system; for example, you can press ALT+0247 on Windows to type ÷.
Notation Keyboard Button Notes
Degrees   degrees button  
Sine   Functions > sin  
Cosine   Functions > cos  
Tangent   Functions > tan  
Cosecant   Functions > csc  
Secant   Functions > sec  
Cotangent   Functions > cot  
Inverse sine (arcsine)   Functions > sin-1  
Inverse cosine (arccosine)   Functions > cos-1  
Inverse tangent (arctangent)   Functions > tan-1  
Inverse cosecant (arccosecant)   Functions > csc-1  
Inverse secant (arcsecant)   Functions > sec-1  
Inverse cotangent (arccotangent)   Functions > cot-1