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Math functions
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Math functions perform mathematical calculations, such as cosine, rounding, or factorial values.
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abs
Returns the absolute value of the number represented in
decimal
.
acos
Returns the arc cosine of a number stored in
number
.
annuity
Returns the present value
annuity factor
for an ordinary annuity, at a periodic interest rate indicated by
rate
over a number of periods specified in
periods
.
Present value
is the lump sum to invest at rate to produce a set payment over periods. An
ordinary annuity
provides the payment at the end of each period specified in periods.
asin
Returns the arc sine of a number stored in
number
.
atan
Returns the arc tangent of a number stored in .
ceiling
Returns the ceiling of a number.
compound
Returns the compound interest factor at a rate indicated by
rate
over a number of periods specified in
periods
.
cos
Returns the cosine of an angle stored in and expressed in radians.
deg2rad
Returns the number of radians in an angle expressed in degrees stored in .
exp
Returns the exponentiation of the number represented in
number
. For example,
number
.
fact
Returns the factorial value of the integer represented in
integer
.
floor
Returns the floor of the number represented in
number
.
ln
Returns the natural logarithm of the number represented in
number
.
log
Returns the logarithm of the number represented in
number
to the base indicated by
base
.
mod
Returns the modulus of the number represented in
number
using the divisor indicated by
divisor
.
pi
Returns the value of pi to 13 decimal places.
power (XFDL function)
Returns the number represented in
number
raised to the power indicated by
power
.
rad2deg
Returns the number of degrees in an angle expressed in radians stored in
angle
.
rand
Returns a random integer from the range of integers indicated by
lowerlimit
and
upperlimit
, inclusive.
round
Returns the number represented in
number
rounded to the nearest decimal position indicated by
place
. For example, 100, 10, 1, 0.1, and so on. All numbers are rounded to the right on an
x/y
graph.
sin
Returns the sine of an angle stored in
angle
and expressed in radians.
sqrt
Returns the square root of the number represented in
number
.
tan
Returns the tangent of an angle expressed in radians stored in
angle
.
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