[om] different representations for a/b and a*b^(-1)

David Carlisle davidc at nag.co.uk
Mon May 20 10:52:07 CEST 2002

> The definition of cosine in OM is
> not useful. 

OM itself doesn't have a definition of cosine of course. The definition
in the dictionary transc1 is


> This symbol represents the cos function as described in Abramowitz and
> Stegun, section 4.3. It takes one argument.  

This definition is as useful as the referenced book. Maybe you don't
find that useful but apparently a lot of people have, the book has
sold a lot of copies in many editions, I believe.

> I haven't looked at it in years,


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