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