## Can you take the sin of a matrix?

## Rotation formalisms in three dimensions

In geometry, various formalisms exist to express a rotation in three dimensions as a mathematical transformation. In physics, this concept is applied to classical mechanics where rotational (or angular) kinematics is the science of quantitative description of a purely rotational motion.

**angle between an axis of the plane and an axis on the ground**. Although it would appear that there are 9 independent parameters in the R matrix, there are really only 3 independent ones, because of the six so-called orthogonality (also known as normalization) conditions: the three column vectors are mutually perpendicular and the magnitude of each column vector is equal to one.

## What are the trigonometric identities?

All the trigonometric identities are based on the six trigonometric ratios. They are **sine, cosine, tangent, cosecant, secant, and cotangent**. All these trigonometric ratios are defined using the sides of the right triangle, such as an adjacent side, opposite side, and hypotenuse side.Sep 6, 2020

## What is determinant in a matrix?

In mathematics, the determinant is **a scalar value that is a function of the entries of a square matrix**. It allows characterizing some properties of the matrix and the linear map represented by the matrix. ... The determinant of a matrix A is denoted det(A), det A, or |A|.

## Is matrix orthogonal?

**A square matrix with real numbers or elements** is said to be an orthogonal matrix, if its transpose is equal to its inverse matrix. Or we can say, when the product of a square matrix and its transpose gives an identity matrix, then the square matrix is known as an orthogonal matrix.Dec 2, 2020

## What do you mean by diagonal matrix?

In linear algebra, a diagonal matrix is **a matrix in which the entries outside the main diagonal are all zero**; the term usually refers to square matrices. Elements of the main diagonal can either be zero or nonzero. An example of a 2×2 diagonal matrix is , while an example of a 3×3 diagonal matrix is. .

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### When can you Diagonalize a matrix?

A square matrix is said to be diagonalizable **if it is similar to a diagonal matrix**. That is, A is diagonalizable if there is an invertible matrix P and a diagonal matrix D such that. A=PDP^{-1}. A=PDP−1.

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### What is meant by direction cosine?

Definition of direction cosine

: **any of the cosines of the three angles between a directed line in space and the positive direction of the axes of a rectangular Cartesian coordinate system** —usually used in plural.

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### How do you find direction cosine?

To find the direction cosines of the vector a is need **to divided the corresponding coordinate of vector by the length of the vector**. The coordinates of the unit vector is equal to its direction cosines. Property of direction cosines. The sum of the squares of the direction cosines is equal to one.

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### What is direction cosine in physics?

In analytic geometry, the direction cosines (or directional cosines) of a vector are **the cosines of the angles between the vector and the three positive coordinate axes**. Equivalently, they are the contributions of each component of the basis to a unit vector in that direction.

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### What is the cosine theorem?

- Cosine theorem. The square of a side of a triangle is equal to the
**sum of the squares of the other two sides, minus double the product of the latter two sides and the cosine of the angle between them**: Here are the**sides of the triangle**and is the angle between and .

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### What is directional cosine matrix?

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**Cosine****Matrix**. A direction**cosine****matrix**(DCM) is a transformation**matrix**that transforms one coordinate reference frame to another. If we extend the concept of how the three dimensional direction**cosines**locate a vector, then the DCM locates three unit vectors that describe a coordinate reference frame.

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### Is inverse cosine the same as arccos?

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**inverse**of**cosine**is called as**arccos**(cos-1 = acos). It is also known as acos or**inverse****cosine**. The range of**arccos**is limited to 0 to 180 degree. This online calculator can be used to find the**inverse****cosine**value of an angle.

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### How to solve matrices?

- Arrange the elements
**of**equations in matrices and find the coefficient**matrix**,variable**matrix**,and constant**matrix**. - Write the equations in AX =B
**A**X = B form. - Take the inverse
**of A A**by finding the adjoint and determinant**of A A**. - Multiply the inverse
**of A A**to**matrix**B B,thereby finding the value**of**variable**matrix**X X.

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### What is the cosine theorem?What is the cosine theorem?

Cosine theorem. The square of a side of a triangle is equal to the **sum of the squares of the other two sides, minus double the product of the latter two sides and the cosine of the angle between them**: Here are the **sides of the triangle** and is the angle between and .

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### What is directional cosine matrix?What is directional cosine matrix?

PlanetPhysics/Direction **Cosine** **Matrix**. A direction **cosine** **matrix** (DCM) is a transformation **matrix** that transforms one coordinate reference frame to another. If we extend the concept of how the three dimensional direction **cosines** locate a vector, then the DCM locates three unit vectors that describe a coordinate reference frame.

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### Is inverse cosine the same as arccos?Is inverse cosine the same as arccos?

The **inverse** of **cosine** is called as **arccos** (cos-1 = acos). It is also known as acos or **inverse** **cosine**. The range of **arccos** is limited to 0 to 180 degree. This online calculator can be used to find the **inverse** **cosine** value of an angle.

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### How to solve matrices?How to solve matrices?

**How to solve systems of equations with matrices?**

- Arrange the elements of equations in matrices and find the coefficient matrix, variable matrix, and constant matrix.
- Write the equations in AX =B A X = B form.
- Take the inverse of A A by finding the adjoint and determinant of A A.
- Multiply the inverse of A A to matrix B B, thereby finding the value of variable matrix X X.