Haversine

Haversine[z]

gives the haversine function .

Details

  • Mathematical function, suitable for both symbolic and numerical manipulation.
  • The haversine function is defined by .
  • The argument of haversine is assumed to be in radians. (Multiply by Degree to convert from degrees.)
  • Haversine[z] is the entire function of z with no branch cut discontinuities.
  • Haversine can be evaluated to arbitrary numerical precision.
  • Haversine automatically threads over lists.

Examples

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Basic Examples  (1)

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See Also

Sin  InverseHaversine

Introduced in 2008
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