sinpi
sinpi(x)
Compute $\sin(\pi x)$ more accurately than sin(pi*x)
, especially for large x
.
Examples
In the Julia programming language, the function sinpi(x)
computes the sine of πx more accurately than sin(pi*x)
, especially for large x
.
julia> sinpi(0.5)
1.0
julia> sinpi(1)
0.0
julia> sinpi(2)
2.4492935982947064e16
Here are some common examples of how to use the sinpi
function:

Calculate sine of π/2:
julia> sinpi(0.5) 1.0
This example computes the sine of π/2, which is equal to 1.

Calculate sine of π:
julia> sinpi(1) 0.0
The
sinpi(1)
evaluates to 0, as sin(π) is equal to 0.  Calculate sine of 2π:
julia> sinpi(2) 2.4492935982947064e16
The
sinpi(2)
is a very small value close to 0, due to the floatingpoint precision limitations.
Please note that the sinpi
function is particularly useful when dealing with large values of x
as it provides more accurate results compared to sin(pi*x)
.
See Also
acos, acosd, acosh, acot, acotd, acoth, acsc, acscd, acsch, asec, asecd, asech, asin, asind, asinh, atan, atan2, atand, atanh, cos, cosc, cosd, cosh, cospi, cot, cotd, coth, csc, cscd, csch, deg2rad, rad2deg, sin, sinc, sind, sinh, sinpi, tan, tand, tanh,User Contributed Notes
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