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