# secant

NOUN
1. a straight line that intersects a curve at two or more points
2. ratio of the hypotenuse to the adjacent side of a right-angled triangle
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## How To Use secant In A Sentence

• Graph of the secant function for values of x between -3 rad and 3 rad. is the same as the range of the cosecant function. Recently Uploaded Slideshows
• The variance of D is computed from the variance of the misclosure W scaled with the separation of the planes of position dv and the cosecant of the angle of maximum inclination of the slope dd.
• They are known as the hyperbolic sine, hyperbolic cosine, hyperbolic tangent, hyperbolic cosecant, hyperbolic secant, and hyperbolic cotangent. Recently Uploaded Slideshows
• This should not come as a surprise, because the cosecant and secant functions are the reciprocals of the sine and cosine functions, respectively, and the sine and cosine are horizontally displaced by 1 = 4 cycle. Recently Uploaded Slideshows
• SOLUTION 4-1 Remember that the hyperbolic cosecant (csch) is the reciprocal of the hyper - bolic sine (sinh). Recently Uploaded Slideshows
• When you move the cursor over a button on the calculator, a description of its function appears - sine of a number, cosine, secant, etc.
• In this projection the meridians are vertical and parallels having increased spacing in proportion to the secant of the latitude.
• If we are operating on some variable x, the arccotangent of x is denoted cotÀ1 (x) or arccot (x) The sine, cosine, tangent, cosecant, secant, and cotangent require special restrictions in order for the inverses to be de ﬁ nable as legitimate functions. Recently Uploaded Slideshows
• I can't tell the difference between radians, tangents, cotangents, secants, etc.
• The reciprocal of the ordinate, that is, 1/y0, is de ﬁ ned as the cosecant of the angle. Recently Uploaded Slideshows
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