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When i try to do sin(53.1) it gives me .302 wich i know is inaccurate. when i plug that answer into sin^(-1)(.302) it gives me .307. i dont know what is wrong with it but it should be giving me 53.1 when i plug that back in not to mention that the sign of 53.1 is about .8 not .302

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It seems you're working with radians on whatever product or software you're using. sin(53.1rad)=0.302... while sin(53.1degrees)=0.799... which is what you said you expected. Make sure you set degrees as your mode and you'll get your expected results. Thanks for using Fixya!

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