# 10 Secret Trig Functions Your Math Teachers Never Taught You

Students in trigonometry are usually taught about six functions:

$\sin \theta, \cos \theta, \tan \theta, \cot \theta, \sec \theta, \csc \theta$

I really enjoyed this article about trigonometric functions that were used in previous generations but are no longer taught today, like $\hbox{versin} \theta$ and $\hbox{havercosin} \theta$:

http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/roots-of-unity/10-secret-trig-functions-your-math-teachers-never-taught-you/

Naturally, Math With Bad Drawings had a unique take on this by adding a few more suggested functions to the list. My favorites:

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