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Sin[30*Degree] vs Sin[29*Degree]

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  • Subject: [mg72057] Sin[30*Degree] vs Sin[29*Degree]
  • From: "Steven Shippee" <slshippee at comcast.net>
  • Date: Sun, 10 Dec 2006 04:49:04 -0500 (EST)
  • Reply-to: "Steven Shippee" <slshippee at comcast.net>

What is happening here:

Sin[30*Degree]
Sin[31*Degree]
Sin[29*Degree]
which makes it appear that only the first line of input works?

However, if I do something like:

\!\(Sin[\(29*Pi\)\/180. ]\)

I get the expected result ... I'm sure it is me, what am I missing in that I 
think I am not seeing consistent behavior?

Thanks in advance,

Steven Shippee

slshippee at comcast.net





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