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|abs()||Returns the absolute value of a number|
|acos()||Returns the arccosine (in radians) of a number|
|asin()||Returns the arcsine (in radians) of a number|
|atan()||Returns the arctangent (in radians) of a number|
|atan2()||Returns the arctangent of the quotient of its arguments|
|ceil()||Returns the smallest integer greater than or equal to a number|
|cos()||Returns the cosine of a number|
|exp()||Returns Enumber, where number is the argument, and E is Euler's constant, the base of the natural logarithms|
|floor()||Returns the largest integer less than or equal to a number|
|log()||Returns the natural logarithm (base E) of a number|
|max()||Returns the greater of two numbers|
|min()||Returns the lesser of two numbers|
|pow()||Returns base to the exponent power, that is, base exponent|
|random()||Returns a pseudo-random number between 0 and 1|
|round()||Returns the value of a number rounded to the nearest integer|
|sin()||Returns the sine of a number|
|sqrt()||Returns the square root of a number|
|tan()||Returns the tangent of a number|
Usage in Scripts
Let's see what we can do with some of these methods. (By now you can probably figure out these scripts without an explanation, so I won't go into greater detail. Instead, we'll focus on the methods themselves. Still, if a script begins to become complex, I'll stop and explain it. If you need further help, you can always e-mail me.)
Finding the Square Root
An obvious use is to find the square root of a number. Here's a basic script for doing the calculation:
This then would be called by the following, placed in the
body of the document:
Another calculation we could perform would be to round off a number. This script uses the code we wrote previously to find the circumfrence of a circle.
You could also use the
round() method to set the number of decimal places:
The formula for rounding a number to
x decimal points is:
Keep in mind that the format is as follows:
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