arc sine


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arc sine

n.
The inverse of the sine function.
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Noun1.arc sine - the inverse function of the sine; the angle that has a sine equal to a given number
circular function, trigonometric function - function of an angle expressed as a ratio of the length of the sides of right-angled triangle containing the angle
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Table 1: Screening of different green gram varieties per cent weight losses and germination losses after four months of storage Green gram Per cent weight Per cent germination varieties loss after four loss after four months ** months ** HUM-1 31.83 (34.31) 24.10 (29.38) HUM-2 44.00 (41.53) 2.50 (8.96) HUM-6 34.30 (35.81) 16.33 (23.82) HUM-12 30.20 (33.32) 30.43 (34.56) HUM-16 46.06 (42.72) 2.70 (9.25) HUM-27 42.06 (40.41) 12.33 (20.54) LOCAL VARIETY 48.60 (44.18) 95.52 (78.13) SEm [+ or -] 0.76 1.181 CD at 5% 2.33 3.618 ** mean of three replications; Figures in parenthesis are arc sine values Table 2: Effect of the pulse beetle infestation under different storage period on seed damage and weight loss in green gram.
The starting point of this paper is Shafer-Fink's double inequality for the arc sine function:
Data were transformed, where necessary, using square root (egg numbers and survival data), [log.sub.10] (steroid levels), or arc sine of square root for proportion data (egg viability).