Definition of Cotangents

1. Noun. (plural of cotangent) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Cotangents

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Course in Electrical Engineering by Chester Laurens Dawes (1922)
"APPENDIX F Natural Tangents and cotangents NOTE.—For cotangents use right-hand column of degrees and lower line of tenths ..."

2. An Analytical Treatise on Plane and Spherical Trigonometry, and the Analysis by Dionysius Lardner (1828)
"Given the cotangents of two angles, to find the cotangents of their sum and difference. Let [2] be divided by [1], and the sines and cosines" eliminated by ..."

3. A New Manual of Logarithms to Seven Places of Decimals by Carl Bruhns (1906)
"... TRIGONOMETRICAL FUNCTIONS S AND T FOR THE CALCULATION OF THE LOGARITHMS OF SINES, TANGENTS AND cotangents OF THE ANGLES FROM 0 TO 10000 SECONDS &C. &C. ..."

4. Computation Rules and Logarithms: With Tables of Other Useful Functions by Silas Whitcomb Holman (1918)
"NATURAL TANGENTS AND cotangents TO FOUR PLACES. Not*. For cotangents use right-hand column of degrees and lower line of tenths ..."

5. A Course of Modern Analysis: An Introduction to the General Theory of by Edmund Taylor Whittaker (1902)
"Expansion of a periodic function in a series of cotangents. ... Along CD, each of the cotangents has the value - i, so the (— t')n integral along CD is . ..."