# What trig functions are positive in which quadrants?

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Apr 4, 2016

All the trig functions are positive in Quadrant 1. Sine and cosecant are positive in Quadrant 2, tangent and cotangent are positive in Quadrant 3, and cosine and secant are positive in Quadrant 4.

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(From http://www.dummies.com/how-to/content/signs-of-trigonometry-functions-in-quadrants.html)

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