Learn how to use the Excel SIN function with syntax and examples.
The Microsoft Excel SIN function returns the sine of an angle.
The syntax for the Microsoft Excel SIN function is:
SIN( number )
number is a numeric value.
The SIN function can be used in the following versions of Microsoft Excel:
The SIN function can be used in Microsoft Excel as the following type of function:
Let's look at some Excel SIN function examples and explore how to use the SIN function as a worksheet function in Microsoft Excel:
Based on the spreadsheet above, the following Excel SIN examples would return:
=SIN(A1) Result: 0.141120008 =SIN(A2) Result: -0.883454656 =SIN(A3) Result: 0.883454656 =SIN(2) Result: 0.909297427
The SIN function can also be used in VBA code in Microsoft Excel.
Let's look at some Excel SIN function examples and explore how to use the SIN function in Excel VBA code:
Dim LNumber As Double LNumber = Sin(2)
In this example, the variable called LNumber would now contain the value of 0.909297427.