Returns the angle (in radians) whose cosine is specified.
is the cosine of the angle, expressed as a column name, variable, or constant of type float, real, double precision, or any datatype that can be implicitly converted to one of these types.
Returns the angle whose cosine is 0.52:
acos, a mathematical function, returns the angle (in radians) whose cosine is the specified value.
For general information about mathematical functions, see “Mathematical functions”.
SQL92 – Compliance level: Transact-SQL extension.
Any user can execute acos.
Functions cos, degrees, radians