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Oracle SIN() function

Description

The SIN() function is used to get the sine of n (an angle expressed in radians).
The function takes any numeric or nonnumeric data type (can be implicitly converted to a numeric data type) as an argument.
If the argument is BINARY_FLOAT, then the function returns BINARY_DOUBLE. Otherwise, the function returns the same numeric data type as the argument.

Syntax:

SIN(n)

Parameters:

Name Description
n A number whose SIN value is to be retrieved.

Pictorial Presentation of SIN() function

Pictorial Presentation of Oracle SIN() function

Example:

SELECT SIN(1) FROM dual;

Here is the result.

    SIN(1)
----------
.841470985

The above statement will return the sine of 1.

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