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Topic: asin2?
Replies: 26   Last Post: Dec 20, 2011 2:24 PM

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 David W. Cantrell Posts: 3,395 Registered: 12/3/04
Re: asin2?
Posted: Aug 17, 2000 7:45 PM

In article <966539847snz@genesis.demon.co.uk>,
fred@genesis.demon.co.uk wrote:
> In article <25f0eb78.a12d1d3f@usw-ex0101-005.remarq.com>
> dwcantrellNOdwSPAM@aol.com.invalid "David W. Cantrell" writes:

> >prussing@aae.uiuc.edu (John Prussing) wrote:
> >>For background, atan2(y,x) is based on tan(theta) = y/x.
> >
> >It's based on that together with the signs of the two arguments,
> >as you indicate below.
> >

> >>(I hope I have the arguments in the correct order.)
> >
> >It should be atan2(x,y) actually.

>
> It depends. In C it is atan2(y,x).

Yes, thanks for pointing this out. John may well have had the order of
the arguments correct, depending on what language he had in mind.
Unfortunately, the order of arguments is language-dependent, a fact
which had slipped my mind when responding initially.

Cheers,
David Cantrell

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Date Subject Author
8/14/00 John Prussing
8/15/00 Virgil Hancher
8/15/00 Doug Magnoli
8/15/00 John Prussing
8/16/00 Virgil Hancher
8/16/00 David W. Cantrell
8/16/00 Gordon Sande
8/16/00 David W. Cantrell
8/16/00 John Prussing
8/16/00 David W. Cantrell
8/17/00 John Prussing
8/17/00 David W. Cantrell
8/17/00 Virgil Hancher
8/17/00 John Prussing
8/15/00 Lynn Killingbeck
8/15/00 John Prussing
8/15/00 Virgil Hancher
8/15/00 Hermann Kremer
8/15/00 John Prussing
8/16/00 Hermann Kremer
8/16/00 John Prussing
8/15/00 David W. Cantrell
8/15/00 John Prussing
12/20/11 Aaron Bergquist
8/17/00 Lawrence Kirby
8/17/00 John Prussing
8/17/00 David W. Cantrell