# Bing Search Engine

## Use Bing to Calculate, Perform Trigonometry, or Solve Your Algebra Homework

SUMMARY: Perform basic math, trigonometric functions, equation solving, and more with the Bing search engine.

Need to perform some simple calculations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division?

Just enter the calculation into Microsoft's Bing search engine such as 23*46 or 225/15 and you'll see the results (1,058 and 15, respectively). However, there's much more you can do, including solving simple algebra equations.

Trigonometry: Need to perform trigonometric functions such as sine, cosine, and tangent, as well as hyperbolic functions? The following operators are supported:

sin, cos, tan, cot, sec, csc, arc sin, arc cos, arc tan, arc cot, arc sec, arc csc, hyperbolic sin, hyperbolic cos, hyperbolic tan, hyperbolic cot, hyperbolic sec, hyperbolic csc, sinh, cosh, tanh

Example searches:

cos 90 degrees = 0

sin 45 degrees = 0.707107

hyperbolic tan 90 = 1

Answers to questions:

Example searches:

speed of light

speed of sound

Parenthesis:

Change the operation order using parenthesis.

Example searches:

25*5+2=127

25*(5+2)=175

Other functions and operators:

* Use the ^ symbol for exponentiation.

* Use % of to get a percentage of a number.

* Use sqrt to get the square root of a number.

* Use ln for log base e, or log for log base 10.

* Use ! to get the factorial of a number. You can use this in an equation, but just entering a number and an exclamation point may not work.

Example searches:

2^16 = 65,536

20% of 200 = 40

sqrt 10000 = 100

log 1000000 = 6

4 + 5! = 124

0 + 5! = 120

Constants

Constants pi, e, and g are supported in equations - you cannot type them separately to get the resulting constant. However, as with the factorial function, you can enter a query like so: pi + 0

Example searches:

pi+0 = 3.141593

ln e = 1

g+0 = 6.67300 * 10^-11 m^3 kg^-1 s^-2 0

Equation with one unknown constant

Bing can perform basic equation solving with one unknown constant. Constants can be any letter except e and g as these are already defined.

Example searches:

a^2 + 2a + 1 = 225: a=-16, a=14

x^2 = 225: x=-15, x=15

log z = 2.653213: z=450.000504

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