Less Math Functions

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Less Math Functions

Less math functions are the methods which are used to perform numeric operations such as round, square root, power value, modulus, percentage etc.

A list of math functions used in Less:

Index

Function

Description

Example

1)

ceil

It is used to round up the number to next highest integer.

ceil(0.7) it round the number to:1

2)

floor

It is used to round down the number to next lowest integer.

floor(5.3) it round the number to:5

3)

percentage

It is used to transform the floating point number to percentage string.

percentage(0.5): it is equivalent to 50%.

4)

round

It is used to round a floating point number.

round(4.77): it converts the number to the rounding value as:5

5)

sqrt

It is used to get the square root of a number.

sqrt(36): it defines the square root of the number as: 6

6)

abs

It is used to get the absolute value of a number.

abs(30ft): it displays the absolute value as: 30ft

7)

sin

It is used to get radian on numbers.

sin(2): it calculates the sine value as: 0.90929742682

8)

asin

it is used to return arcsine (inverse of sine) of a number which returns value between -pi/2 and pi/2.

asin(1):it calculates the asin value as: 1.5707963267948966

9)

cos

It is used to get cosine of the specified value and determines radians on numbers without units.

cos(2): it calculates the cos value as: -0.4161468365471424

10)

acos

It is used to return arccosine (inverse of cosine) of a number which returns value between 0 and pi.

acos(1):it calculates the acos value as: 0

11)

tan

It is used to get tangent of the number.

tan(60): it calculates the tan value as: 0.320040389379563

12)

atan

It is used to get arctangent (inverse of tangent) of a specified number.

atan(1): it displays atan value as: 0.7853981633974483

13)

pi

It is used to get the pi value.

pi(): it determines the pi value as: 3.141592653589793

14)

pow

It is used to get the value of first argument raised to the power of second argument.

pow(3,3): it specifies the power value as: 27

15)

mod

It is used to get modulus of first argument with respect to the second argument. it also handles negative and floating point numbers.

mod(7,3): it returns the modulus value as: 1

16)

min

It is used to get the smallest value of one or more arguments.

min(70,40,55,10): it returns the minimum value as: 10

17)

max

It is used to get the highest value of one or more arguments.

max(70,40,55,10): it returns the maximum value as: 70