# Which number is bigger?

#### anemone

##### MHB POTW Director
Staff member
Which number is bigger, $\sin 1-\cos 1$ or $\dfrac{1}{4}$?

#### DaalChawal

##### New member
Is the answer $sin1 - cos1$

#### Country Boy

##### Well-known member
MHB Math Helper
What does a calculator give for sin(1)- cos(1)?

#### DaalChawal

##### New member
I don't know I just used expansion for this.

#### anemone

##### MHB POTW Director
Staff member
Is the answer $sin1 - cos1$
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