# How to represent sin, sin inverse, arcsin and sinh in LaTeX?

All trigonometric functions related to sin are represented in this tutorial. A simple command to represent sin is \sin . You can convert to inverse sin using superscript with this command like \sin^{-1}.

\documentclass{article}
\begin{document}
$\sin\theta ,\, \sin^{-1}(\theta),\, \arcsin(\theta), \; \sinh\left(\frac{n\theta}{k}\right)$
$\sin{\frac{\theta}{n}},\,\sin^{-1}\left(\pi-\frac{\theta}{n}\right)$
$\int\limits_{\pi}^{\frac{\pi}{2}}\frac{\sin\theta}{\theta}\mathrm{d\theta},\,\int\limits_{\pi}^{\left(\pi-\frac{1}{2}\right)}\hspace{-10px}\sin^{-1}\left(\frac{\sin\theta}{\theta}\right)\mathrm{d\theta}$
$\lim_{\theta \to 0}\frac{\sin\theta}{\theta} , \,\lim_{\theta \to 0} \frac{\sin(\pi-n\theta)}{\theta}$
\end{document}

Output :

Not all functions are stocked by default in this tutorial.

## Use physics package

Second option, we have is physics package which contains all trigonometric functions. and can add direct powers or superscripts to commands using optional arguments.

\documentclass{article}
\usepackage{physics}
\begin{document}
$\sin(x) \quad \sinh(x) \quad \arcsin(x) \quad \asin(x)$
$\sine \quad \hypsine \quad \arcsine \quad \asine$
$\sin[-1](n\theta) \quad \sine^{-1}\left(\frac{\theta}{n}\right) \quad \arcsin(\pi - \frac{\theta}{n})$
$\sin[n](\frac{1}{\theta}) \quad \int\limits_{\theta_1}^{\theta_2}\frac{\sin[n](\theta)}{k}\,d\theta \quad \lim_{\theta \to 0}\frac{\sin[k](n\theta)}{\theta}$
\end{document}

Output :

Third is my best method which has no limitations. This method will not return a direct function command but rather an mathematics function font.

## Use mathrm and operatorname command

mathrm{arg} and operatorname{arg}, in which the function name must be passed as an argument. Even if operatorname{arg} handles space. But, mathrm{arg} needs to add a little space on both sides.

\documentclass{article}
\usepackage{amsmath}
\begin{document}
$a \sin b \quad a \mathrm{sin} b \quad a \operatorname{sin} b$
$a \sin b \quad a \, \mathrm{sin} \, b \quad a \operatorname{sin} b$
$a \arcsin b \quad a \, \mathrm{arcsin} \, b \quad a \operatorname{arcsin} b$
$a \sin^{-1}\left(\frac{\theta}{n}\right) \quad a \, \mathrm{sin}^{-1}\left(\frac{\theta}{n}\right) \quad a \operatorname{sin}^{-1}\left(\frac{\theta}{n}\right)$
\end{document}

Output :

Suppose you are creating a document that contains many mathematical functions. In that case, you can define a new math function using this opratorname{arg} or mathrm{arg} with the newcommand.

\documentclass{article}
\usepackage{amsmath}
\newcommand{\func}[1]{\operatorname{#1}}
\newcommand{\funct}[1]{\,\mathrm{#1}\,}
\begin{document}
$a\func{sin}\theta \quad b\func{arcsin}\phi \quad m\func{sinh}\theta \quad n \func{asin}\theta$
$a\funct{sin}\theta \quad b\funct{arcsin}\phi \quad m\funct{sinh}\theta \quad n \funct{asin}\theta$
$\frac{\func{sin}\theta}{\funct{tan}\theta} = \cos\theta \quad \frac{\func{sin}^2\theta}{\funct{tan}\theta} = \frac{\sin2\theta}{2}$
\end{document}

Output :

You don’t need to use separate commands. Just pass the function name into the new define command and the job is done.

Md Jidan Mondal

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