Classe des fonctions mathematiques

public final class Math

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    public final static double E

    The double value that is closer than any other to e, the base of the natural logarithms.

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    public final static double PI

    The double value that is closer than any other to pi, the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter.

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    public static double sin(double a)

    Returns the trigonometric sine of an angle.

    Parameters: a - an angle, in radians. Returns: the sine of the argument.

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    public static double cos(double a)

    Returns the trigonometric cosine of an angle.

    Parameters: a - an angle, in radians. Returns: the cosine of the argument.

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    public static double tan(double a)

    Returns the trigonometric tangent of an angle.

    Parameters: a - an angle, in radians. Returns: the tangent of the argument.

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    public static double asin(double a)

    Returns the arc sine of an angle, in the range of -pi/2 through pi/2.

    Parameters: a - an angle, in radians. Returns: the arc sine of the argument.

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    public static double acos(double a)

    Returns the arc cosine of an angle, in the range of 0.0 through pi.

    Parameters: a - an angle, in radians. Returns: the arc cosine of the argument.

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    public static double atan(double a)

    Returns the arc tangent of an angle, in the range of -pi/2 through pi/2.

    Parameters: a - an angle, in radians. Returns: the arc tangent of the argument.

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    public static double exp(double a)

    Returns the exponential number e (i.e., 2.718...) raised to the power of a double value.

    Parameters: a - a double value. Returns: the value ea, where e is the base of the natural logarithms.

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    public static double log(double a)

    Returns the natural logarithm (base e) of a double value.

    Parameters: a - a number greater than 0.0. Returns: the value ln a, the natural logarithm of a.

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    public static double sqrt(double a)

    Returns the square root of a double value.

    Parameters: a - a double value. Returns: the square root of a. If the argument is NaN or less than zero, the result is NaN.

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    public static double IEEEremainder(double f1, double f2)

    Computes the remainder operation on two arguments as prescribed by the IEEE 754 standard. The remainder value is mathematically equal to f1 - f2 × n, where n is the mathematical integer closest to the exact mathematical value of the quotient f1/f2, and if two mathematical integers are equally close to f1/f2, then n is the integer that is even. If the remainder is zero, its sign is the same as the sign of the first argument.

    Parameters: f1 - the dividend. f2 - the divisor. Returns: the remainder when f1 is divided by f2.

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    public static double ceil(double a)

    Returns the smallest (closest to negative infinity) double value that is not less than the argument and is equal to a mathematical integer.

    Parameters: a - a double value. Returns: the smallest (closest to negative infinity) double value that is not less than the argument and is equal to a mathematical integer.

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    public static double floor(double a)

    Returns the largest (closest to positive infinity) double value that is not greater than the argument and is equal to a mathematical integer.

    Parameters: a - a double value. a - an assigned value. Returns: the largest (closest to positive infinity) double value that is not greater than the argument and is equal to a mathematical integer.

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    public static double rint(double a)

    returns the closest integer to the argument.

    Parameters: a - a double value. Returns: the closest double value to a that is equal to a mathematical integer. If two double values that are mathematical integers are equally close to the value of the argument, the result is the integer value that is even.

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    public static double atan2(double a, double b)

    Converts rectangular coordinates (b, a) to polar (r, theta). This method computes the phase theta by computing an arc tangent of b/a in the range of -pi to pi.

    Parameters: a - a double value. b - a double value. Returns: the theta component of the point (r, theta) in polar coordinates that corresponds to the point (b, a) in Cartesian coordinates.

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    public static double pow(double a, double b)

    Returns of value of the first argument raised to the power of the second argument.

    If (a == 0.0), then b must be greater than 0.0; otherwise an exception is thrown. An exception also will occur if (a <= 0.0) and b is not equal to a whole number.

    Parameters: a - a double value. b - a double value. Returns: the value ab. Throws: ArithmeticException if (a == 0.0) and (b <= 0.0), or if (a <= 0.0) and b is not equal to a whole number.

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    public static int round(float a)

    Returns the closest int to the argument.

    If the argument is negative infinity or any value less than or equal to the value of Integer.MIN_VALUE, the result is equal to the value of Integer.MIN_VALUE.

    If the argument is positive infinity or any value greater than or equal to the value of Integer.MAX_VALUE, the result is equal to the value of Integer.MAX_VALUE.

    Parameters: a - a float value. Returns: the value of the argument rounded to the nearest int value. See Also: MAX_VALUE, MIN_VALUE

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    public static long round(double a)

    Returns the closest long to the argument.

    If the argument is negative infinity or any value less than or equal to the value of Long.MIN_VALUE, the result is equal to the value of Long.MIN_VALUE.

    If the argument is positive infinity or any value greater than or equal to the value of Long.MAX_VALUE, the result is equal to the value of Long.MAX_VALUE.

    Parameters: a - a double value. Returns: the value of the argument rounded to the nearest long value. See Also: MAX_VALUE, MIN_VALUE

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    public static synchronized double random()

    Returns a random number between 0.0 and 1.0. Random number generators are often referred to as pseudorandom number generators because the numbers produced tend to repeat themselves after a period of time.

    Returns: a pseudorandom double between 0.0 and 1.0. See Also: nextDouble

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    public static int abs(int a)

    Returns the absolute value of an int value. If the argument is not negative, the argument is returned. If the argument is negative, the negation of the argument is returned.

    Note that if the argument is equal to the value of Integer.MIN_VALUE, the most negative representable int value, the result is that same value, which is negative.

    Parameters: a - an int value. Returns: the absolute value of the argument. See Also: MIN_VALUE

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    public static long abs(long a)

    Returns the absolute value of a long value. If the argument is not negative, the argument is returned. If the argument is negative, the negation of the argument is returned.

    Note that if the argument is equal to the value of Long.MIN_VALUE, the most negative representable long value, the result is that same value, which is negative.

    Parameters: a - a long value. Returns: the absolute value of the argument. See Also: MIN_VALUE

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    public static float abs(float a)

    Returns the absolute value of a float value. If the argument is not negative, the argument is returned. If the argument is negative, the negation of the argument is returned.

    Parameters: a - a float value. Returns: the absolute value of the argument.

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    public static double abs(double a)

    Returns the absolute value of a double value. If the argument is not negative, the argument is returned. If the argument is negative, the negation of the argument is returned.

    Parameters: a - a double value. Returns: the absolute value of the argument.

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    public static int max(int a, int b)

    Returns the greater of two int values.

    Parameters: a - an int value. b - an int value. Returns: the larger of a and b.

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    public static long max(long a, long b)

    Returns the greater of two long values.

    Parameters: a - a long value. b - a long value. Returns: the larger of a and b.

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    public static float max(float a, float b)

    Returns the greater of two float values.

    Parameters: a - a float value. b - a float value. Returns: the larger of a and b.

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    public static double max(double a, double b)

    Returns the greater of two double values.

    Parameters: a - a double value. b - a double value. Returns: the larger of a and b.

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    public static int min(int a, int b)

    Returns the smaller of two int values.

    Parameters: a - an int value. b - an int value. Returns: the smaller of a and b.

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    public static long min(long a, long b)

    Returns the smaller of two long values.

    Parameters: a - a long value. b - a long value. Returns: the smaller of a and b.

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    public static float min(float a, float b)

    Returns the smaller of two float values.

    Parameters: a - a float value. b - a float value. Returns: the smaller of a and b.

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    public static double min(double a, double b)

    Returns the smaller of two double values.

    Parameters: a - a double value. b - a double value. Returns: the smaller of a and b.

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Ph. RIS 1997