[SciPy-user] Radians vs. degrees

Ryan Krauss ryanlists at gmail.com
Wed Oct 26 10:44:54 CDT 2005


I don't know that you can.  do sin(deg*pi/180.0)

On 10/26/05, Christian Meesters <meesters at uni-mainz.de> wrote:
> Ok, I was confusing it, you too. Gues we are even now? ;-)
> But how can I change from one mode to the other? (It would be handy, if
> I could do that ...)
>
> Thanks,
> Christian
>
> On 26 Oct 2005, at 15:52, Ryan Krauss wrote:
>
> > Sorry, I meant radians is the default
> >
> > On 10/26/05, Ryan Krauss <ryanlists at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> The default is going to be degrees.  Try things like sin(90) and
> >> sin(pi/2).
> >>
> >> Ryan
> >>
> >> On 10/26/05, Christian Meesters <meesters at uni-mainz.de> wrote:
> >>> Hi,
> >>>
> >>> got the problem that my last version of scipy (there still 0.3.2) I
> >>> need to do some trigonometry and don't know whether functions like
> >>> sin
> >>> or arctan use degrees or radians in advance (seems like degrees is
> >>> the
> >>> default, right?). How can I determine this and change it, if
> >>> necessary?
> >>>
> >>> TIA
> >>> Christian
> >>>
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