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COS function [Numeric]

Converts a number from radians to cosine.

COS( numeric-expression )
  • numeric-expression   The angle, in radians.


The COS function returns the cosine of the angle given by numeric-expression.

This function converts its argument to DOUBLE, performs the computation in double-precision floating point, and returns a DOUBLE as the result. If the parameter is NULL, the result is NULL.

See also
Standards and compatibility
  • SQL/2003   Vendor extension.


The following statement returns the value of the cosine of an angle 0.52 radians.

SELECT COS( 0.52 );