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SIN (Transact-SQL)

Returns the trigonometric sine of the specified angle, in radians, and in an approximate numeric, float, expression.

Applies to: SQL Server (SQL Server 2008 through current version), Azure SQL Database.

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SIN ( float_expression )

float_expression

Is an expression of type float or of a type that can be implicitly converted to float.

The following example calculates the SIN for a specified angle.

DECLARE @angle float;
SET @angle = 45.175643;
SELECT 'The SIN of the angle is: ' + CONVERT(varchar,SIN(@angle));
GO

Here is the result set.

The SIN of the angle is: 0.929607                       

(1 row(s) affected)

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