inverse trigonometric function

noun
: the inverse of any of the six trigonometric functions

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  • trigonometric function — noun Date: 1909 1. a function (as the sine, cosine, tangent, cotangent, secant, or cosecant) of an arc or angle most simply expressed in terms of the ratios of pairs of sides of a right angled triangle called also circular function 2. the inverse …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • trigonometric function — noun function of an angle expressed as a ratio of the length of the sides of right angled triangle containing the angle • Syn: ↑circular function • Hypernyms: ↑function, ↑mathematical function, ↑single valued function, ↑map, ↑mapping …   Useful english dictionary

  • List of integrals of inverse trigonometric functions — The following is a list of integrals (antiderivative formulas) for integrands that contain inverse trigonometric functions (also known as arc functions ). For a complete list of integral formulas, see lists of integrals.Note: There are three… …   Wikipedia

  • Inverse function — In mathematics, if fnof; is a function from A to B then an inverse function for fnof; is a function in the opposite direction, from B to A , with the property that a round trip (a composition) from A to B to A (or from B to A to B ) returns each… …   Wikipedia

  • Trigonometric functions — Cosine redirects here. For the similarity measure, see Cosine similarity. Trigonometry History Usage Functions Generalized Inverse functions …   Wikipedia

  • function — /fungk sheuhn/, n. 1. the kind of action or activity proper to a person, thing, or institution; the purpose for which something is designed or exists; role. 2. any ceremonious public or social gathering or occasion. 3. a factor related to or… …   Universalium

  • inverse function — Math. the function that replaces another function when the dependent and independent variables of the first function are interchanged for an appropriate set of values of the dependent variable. In y = sin x and x = arc sin y, the inverse function …   Universalium

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