Secant Calculator

The Secant calculator helps you calculate the secant of an angle. You can switch between degrees and radians.

Simply enter the value of Angle α and choose between degrees and radians to find the sec(α).

Secant is the ratio of the hypotenuse to the shorter side adjacent to an acute angle in a right-angled triangle in trigonometry. Secant is cosine’s reciprocal.

The secant formula is:

sec(α) =hypotenuse/adjacent=c/b

Secant calculator right triangle

You might also want to determine the triangular pyramid or hemisphere volume.

References

  • Reciprocal trig ratios (article) | Khan Academy. (n.d.). Khan Academy. https://www.khanacademy.org/math/trigonometry/trigonometry-right-triangles/reciprocal-trig-ratios/a/reciprocal-trig-ratios
  • Expert Maths Tutoring in the UK – Boost Your Scores with Cuemath. (n.d.). Cuemath. https://www.cuemath.com/trigonometry/secant-function/
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