COTDAX Function (Math and Trig)

Return the cotangent of an angle specified in radians.

Syntax

COT ( <Number> )
Parameter Attributes Description
Number

The angle in radians for which you want the cotangent.

Return values

Scalar A single decimal value.

Return the cotangent of an angle specified in radians.

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Examples

```--  SIN, COS, ASIN, ACOS, TAN, ATAN, COT, ACOT are the
--  standard trigonometrical functions.
--
--  Where required, the arguments are specified in radians.
DEFINE
VAR Vals = GENERATESERIES ( -3 * PI () + 0.001, 3 * PI (), PI () / 4 )

EVALUATE
Vals,
"Value (nπ)",
VAR ImproperQuartersOfPi = ROUND ( ABS ( [Value] / PI () * 4 ), 0 )
VAR WholePis = ROUNDDOWN ( ImproperQuartersOfPi / 4, 0 )
VAR ProperQuartersOfPi = MOD ( ImproperQuartersOfPi, 4 )
RETURN
IF ( ROUND ( [Value], 0 ) < 0, "-" )
& IF ( WholePis <> 0 && ImproperQuartersOfPi <> 4, WholePis )
& IF ( ProperQuartersOfPi <> 0, UNICHAR ( 187 + ProperQuartersOfPi ) )
& IF ( ImproperQuartersOfPi = 0, "0", "π" ),
"SIN", SIN ( [Value] ),
"ASIN", ASIN ( SIN ( [Value] ) ),
"COS", COS ( [Value] ),
"ACOS", ACOS ( COS ( [Value] ) ),
"TAN", TAN ( [Value] ),
"ATAN", ATAN ( TAN ( [Value] ) ),
"COT", COT ( [Value] ),
"ACOT", ACOT ( COT ( [Value] ) )
)
```
Value Value (nπ) SIN ASIN COS ACOS TAN ATAN COT ACOT
-9.42 -3π -0.00 -0.00 -1.00 3.14 0.00 0.00 1,000.00 0.00
-8.64 -2¾π -0.71 -0.79 -0.71 2.36 1.00 0.79 1.00 0.79
-7.85 -2½π -1.00 -1.57 0.00 1.57 -1,000.00 -1.57 -0.00 1.57
-7.07 -2¼π -0.71 -0.78 0.71 0.78 -1.00 -0.78 -1.00 2.36
-6.28 -2π 0.00 0.00 1.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,000.00 0.00
-5.50 -1¾π 0.71 0.79 0.71 0.79 1.00 0.79 1.00 0.79
-4.71 -1½π 1.00 1.57 -0.00 1.57 -1,000.00 -1.57 -0.00 1.57
-3.93 -1¼π 0.71 0.78 -0.71 2.36 -1.00 -0.78 -1.00 2.36
-3.14 -0.00 -0.00 -1.00 3.14 0.00 0.00 1,000.00 0.00
-2.36 -¾π -0.71 -0.79 -0.71 2.36 1.00 0.79 1.00 0.79
-1.57 -½π -1.00 -1.57 0.00 1.57 -1,000.00 -1.57 -0.00 1.57
-0.78 -¼π -0.71 -0.78 0.71 0.78 -1.00 -0.78 -1.00 2.36
0.00 0 0.00 0.00 1.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,000.00 0.00
0.79 ¼π 0.71 0.79 0.71 0.79 1.00 0.79 1.00 0.79
1.57 ½π 1.00 1.57 -0.00 1.57 -1,000.00 -1.57 -0.00 1.57
2.36 ¾π 0.71 0.78 -0.71 2.36 -1.00 -0.78 -1.00 2.36
3.14 π -0.00 -0.00 -1.00 3.14 0.00 0.00 1,000.00 0.00
3.93 1¼π -0.71 -0.79 -0.71 2.36 1.00 0.79 1.00 0.79
4.71 1½π -1.00 -1.57 0.00 1.57 -1,000.00 -1.57 -0.00 1.57
5.50 1¾π -0.71 -0.78 0.71 0.78 -1.00 -0.78 -1.00 2.36
6.28 0.00 0.00 1.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,000.00 0.00
7.07 2¼π 0.71 0.79 0.71 0.79 1.00 0.79 1.00 0.79
7.85 2½π 1.00 1.57 -0.00 1.57 -1,000.00 -1.57 -0.00 1.57
8.64 2¾π 0.71 0.78 -0.71 2.36 -1.00 -0.78 -1.00 2.36

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Last update: Aug 3, 2024     » Show contributors

Contributors: Alberto Ferrari, Marco Russo, Kenneth Barber

Microsoft documentation: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dax/cot-function-dax

Context Transition

This function performs a Context Transition if called in a Row Context. Click to read more.

Row Context

This expression is executed in a Row Context. Click to read more.

Not recommended

The use of this function is not recommended. See Remarks and Related functions for alternatives.

Not recommended

The use of this parameter is not recommended.

Deprecated

This function is deprecated. Jump to the Alternatives section to see the function to use.

Volatile

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Deprecated

This parameter is deprecated and its use is not recommended.

DirectQuery compatibility

Limitations are placed on DAX expressions allowed in measures and calculated columns.
The state below shows the DirectQuery compatibility of the DAX function.

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