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# My graphic calculator keeps saying cos(60) is -0.952... when I thought it was 1/2???

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1. I recently got a new calculator for A level fmaths and i keep getting the wrong answers for trig values. How can i fix this?
2. either you need to get out of radians or get into radians
3. it's probably in radians mode
4. (Original post by Himtiaz)
I recently got a new calculator for A level fmaths and i keep getting the wrong answers for trig values. How can i fix this?

5. Cos(60) (degrees) is 1/2. Cos(60) (radians) is -0.952. Need to change the setup of your calculator so it's using degrees rather than radians
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(Original post by Daniel117100)
either you need to get out of radians or get into radians
(Original post by MemeworksStudios)
(Original post by XOR_)

Cos(60) (degrees) is 1/2. Cos(60) (radians) is -0.952. Need to change the setup of your calculator so it's using degrees rather than radians
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