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Sine and Cosine Image by me

  1. Jun 2, 2004 #1
    Is this an accurate way of displaying sine and cosine on a unit circle? :wink:

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  3. Jun 2, 2004 #2


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    Well, it doesn't really contain much information, and would probably not make sense to anyone who doesn't already know that the cosine is the x coordinate of points along the unit circle and the sine is the y coordinate.

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  4. Jun 3, 2004 #3
    See the attachment for a diagram that illustrates what I believe you were trying to say.

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  5. Jun 3, 2004 #4
    Nice, I remember seeing that on the blackboard in my class a few years ago. :smile:
  6. Jun 4, 2004 #5
    i think thats a much better representation.
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