Cos Method

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Returns the cosine of the specified angle.

Namespace:  System
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

'Declaration
Public Shared Function Cos ( _
	a As Double _
) As Double

Parameters

a
Type: System..::..Double
An angle, measured in radians.

Return Value

Type: System..::..Double
The cosine of a. If a is equal to NaN, NegativeInfinity, or PositiveInfinity, this method returns NaN.

The angle, a, must be in radians. Multiply by Math..::..PI/180 to convert degrees to radians.

Acceptable values of a range from approximately -9223372036854775295 to approximately 9223372036854775295. For values outside this range, the Cos method returns a unchanged rather than throwing an exception.

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