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What is an secant in math?

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โˆ™ 2010-03-28 17:44:12

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Secant is a trignometric function. In a right triangle, the secant of an angle is the hypotenuse over the adjacent side.

It is also the inverse of cosine. For example secant(x) = 1/cos(x)

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