SIN (Transact-SQL)

Applies to: yesSQL Server (all supported versions) YesAzure SQL Database YesAzure SQL Managed Instance yesAzure Synapse Analytics yesParallel Data Warehouse

Returns the trigonometric sine of the specified angle, in radians, and in an approximate numeric, float, expression.

Topic link icon Transact-SQL Syntax Conventions

Syntax

SIN ( float_expression )  

Note

To view Transact-SQL syntax for SQL Server 2014 and earlier, see Previous versions documentation.

Arguments

float_expression
Is an expression of type float or of a type that can be implicitly converted to float, in radians.

Return Types

float

Examples

The following example calculates the SIN for a specified angle.

DECLARE @angle FLOAT;  
SET @angle = 45.175643;  
SELECT 'The SIN of the angle is: ' + CONVERT(VARCHAR, SIN(@angle));  
GO  

Here is the result set.

The SIN of the angle is: 0.929607                         
  
(1 row(s) affected)  

Examples: Azure Synapse Analytics (SQL Data Warehouse) and Parallel Data Warehouse

The following example calculates the sine for a specified angle.

SELECT SIN(45.175643);  

Here is the result set.

---------  
0.929607

See Also

Mathematical Functions (Transact-SQL)