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Sec

Sec[z] gives the secant of z.

• The argument of Sec is assumed to be in radians. (Multiply by Degree to convert from degrees.)
Sec[z] can be input as  .
 .
1/Cos[z] is automatically converted to Sec[z].
• See also:
ArcSec, TrigToExp.

Examples

Using InstantCalculators

Here is the InstantCalculator for the Sec function. Enter the parameters for your calculation and click Calculate to see the result.

Entering Commands Directly

You can paste a template for this command via the Text Input button on the Sec Function Controller.

Here is a plot of Sec[x] for x from -Pi to Pi.

This is the derivative.

This is the integral.

Ordinary Mathematical Notation

This also gives the derivative.

This also gives the integral.



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