Math

The Math class provides lots of useful mathematics related methods

Properties

Pi (This property is read-only.)

Math.Pi

Gets the value of Pi

Operations

Abs

Math.Abs(number)

Gets the absolute value of the given number. For example, -32.233 will return 32.233.

number

The number to get the absolute value for.

Returns

The absolute value of the given number.

Ceiling

Math.Ceiling(number)

Gets an integer that is greater than or equal to the specified decimal number. For example, 32.233 will return 33.

number

The number whose ceiling is required.

Returns

The ceiling value of the given number.

Floor

Math.Floor(number)

Gets an integer that is less than or equal to the specified decimal number. For example, 32.233 will return 32.

number

The number whose floor value is required.

Returns

The floor value of the given number.

NaturalLog

Math.NaturalLog(number)

Gets the natural logarithm value of the given number.

number

The number whose natural logarithm value is required.

Returns

The natural log value of the given number.

Log

Math.Log(number)

Gets the logarithm (base 10) value of the given number.

number

The number whose logarithm value is required

Returns

The log value of the given number

Cos

Math.Cos(angle)

Gets the cosine of the given angle in radians.

angle

The angle whose cosine is needed (in radians).

Returns

The cosine of the given angle.

Sin

Math.Sin(angle)

Gets the sine of the given angle in radians.

angle

The angle whose sine is needed (in radians)

Returns

The sine of the given angle

Tan

Math.Tan(angle)

Gets the tangent of the given angle in radians.

angle

The angle whose tangent is needed (in radians).

Returns

The tangent of the given angle.

ArcSin

Math.ArcSin(sinValue)

Gets the angle in radians, given the sin value.

sinValue

The sine value whose angle is needed.

Returns

The angle (in radians) for the given sine Value.

ArcCos

Math.ArcCos(cosValue)

Gets the angle in radians, given the cosine value.

cosValue

The cosine value whose angle is needed.

Returns

The angle (in radians) for the given cosine Value.

ArcTan

Math.ArcTan(tanValue)

Gets the angle in radians, given the tangent value.

tanValue

The tangent value whose angle is needed.

Returns

The angle (in radians) for the given tangent Value.

GetDegrees

Math.GetDegrees(angle)

Converts a given angle in radians to degrees.

angle

The angle in radians.

Returns

The converted angle in degrees.

GetRadians

Math.GetRadians(angle)

Converts a given angle in degrees to radians.

angle

The angle in degrees.

Returns

The converted angle in radians.

SquareRoot

Math.SquareRoot(number)

Gets the square root of a given number.

number

The number whose square root value is needed.

Returns

The square root value of the given number.

Power

Math.Power(baseNumber, exponent)

Raises the baseNumber to the specified power.

baseNumber

The number to be raised to the exponent power.

exponent

The power to raise the base number.

Returns

The baseNumber raised to the specified exponent.

Round

Math.Round(number)

Rounds a given number to the nearest integer. For example 32.233 will be rounded to 32.0 while 32.566 will be rounded to 33.

number

The number whose approximation is required.

Returns

The rounded value of the given number.

Max

Math.Max(number1, number2)

Compares two numbers and returns the greater of the two.

number1

The first of the two numbers to compare.

number2

The second of the two numbers to compare.

Returns

The greater value of the two numbers.

Min

Math.Min(number1, number2)

Compares two numbers and returns the smaller of the two.

number1

The first of the two numbers to compare.

number2

The second of the two numbers to compare.

Returns

The smaller value of the two numbers.

Remainder

Math.Remainder(dividend, divisor)

Divides the first number by the second and returns the remainder.

dividend

The number to divide.

divisor

The number that divides.

Returns

The remainder after the division.

GetRandomNumber

Math.GetRandomNumber(maxNumber)

Gets a random number between 1 and the specified maxNumber (inclusive).

maxNumber

The maximum number for the requested random value.

Returns

A Random number that is less than or equal to the specified max.