COT SQL Scalar Function

Syntax

COT(expression)

Description

The scalar function COT returns the cotangent of the expression. COT takes an angle *expression* and returns the ratio of two sides of a right angle triangle. The ratio is the length of the side adjacent to the angle to the length of the side opposite to the angle.

Example

SELECT COT(45 * PI()/180) 'COT OF 45 DEGREES' from admin.syscalctable;

COT OF 45 DEGREES

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1.000000000000000

1 record selected

Details

*Expression *specifies an angle in radians. *Expression *must evaluate to an approximate numeric data type. To convert degrees to radians, multiply degrees by PI/180. To convert radians to degrees, multiply radians by 180/PI.

**Note: **ODBC compatible