Translation of cotangent in Spanish:

cotangent

cotangente, n.

Pronunciation /kəʊˈtandʒ(ə)nt//koʊˈtændʒənt/

noun

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    cotangente feminine
    • If the tangent of an angle is a/b then the cotangent of that angle is b/a.
    • Since we want the cotangent, just take the reciprocal to solve.
    • I can't tell the difference between radians, tangents, cotangents, secants, etc.
    • The first tabulates logarithms of the sine, cosine, tangent and cotangent functions at 1 intervals and shows how to solve triangles using logarithmic functions.
    • The tangent and cotangent came via a different route from the chord approach of the sine.