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Python Tutorial – Mathematical Functions

In this tutorial we explain Python Tutorial – Mathematical Functions. In the above tutorial we shared video tutorial. Python includes the following functions that perform mathematical calculations.

Number abs() Method

The abs() method returns the absolute value og x i.e., the positive distance between x and zero.

Syntax:

abs(x)

x – This is a numeric expression

Number ceil() Method

The ceil() method returns the ceiling value of x i.e., the smallest integer not less than x.

Syntax:

import math
math.ceil(x)

x – This is a numeric expression

Number floor() Method

The floor() method returns the floor of x i.e., the largest integer not greater than x.

Syntax:
import math
math.floor(x)

Number exp() Method

The exp() method returns exponential of x: e pow(x)

Syntax:
import math
math.exp(x)

Number max() Method

The max() method returns the largest of its arguments. i.e., the value closest to positive
infinity.

Syntax:
max(x,y,z….)

Number min() Method

Returns the smallest of its arguments ie, the value closest to negative infinity.

Syntax:
min(x,y,z,…….)

Number pow() Method

Returns the value of x pow y
Syntax:

import math
math.pow(x,y)

Number round() Method

random() is a built-in function in Python.

It returns x rounded to n digits from decimal point.

Syntax:

round(x,[,n])

Number sqrt() Method

The sqrt method return the square root of x for x>0.

Syntax:

import math
math.sqrt(x)

Let us see a simple program in Python using mathematical functions

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Random Number Functions

Random numbers are used for games, simulations testing and privacy applications.

Python includes the following functions that are commonly used.

Number choice() Method

Returns a random item from a list, tuple or string.

Number randrange() Method

Returns a randomly selected element from range(start,stop, step)
Number random() Method

Returns a random floating point number in the range[0.0,1.0]

Number seed() Mehod

initializes the basic random number generator.

Number shuffle() Method

Randomizes the items of a list in place.

Number uniform Method

Returns a random float r, such that x is less than or eqaul to r and r is less than y.

Let us see a program in Python using random() functions.

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Trignometric Functions

Python includes the following functions

acos(), asin(), atan(), atan2(), cos(), hypot(), sin(), tan(), sin(), degrees() and radians().

Let us see a program in Python using Trignometric functions.

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This is about Number functions in Python. 