Mysql Sin Function

MySQL: SIN Function

This tutorial explains how to use the MySQL SIN function with syntax and examples.


The MySQL SIN function returns the sine of a number.


The syntax for the SIN function in MySQL is:

SIN( number )

Parameters or Arguments


The value used to calculate the sine. It is expressed in radians.

Applies To

The SIN function can be used in the following versions of MySQL:

  • MySQL 5.7, MySQL 5.6, MySQL 5.5, MySQL 5.1, MySQL 5.0, MySQL 4.1, MySQL 4.0, MySQL 3.23


Let's look at some MySQL SIN function examples and explore how to use the SIN function in MySQL.

For example:

mysql> SELECT SIN(2);
Output: 0.9092974268256817

mysql> SELECT SIN(0);
Output: 0

mysql> SELECT SIN(-0.9);
Output: -0.7833269096274834