# Perform calculations

To do basic calculations in the locator:

- Press
**Ctrl+K**(**Cmd+K**on macOS) to activate the locator. - Enter
`=`

, followed by a space. - Perform calculations.

Navigate through the entries and press **Enter** to copy the results to the clipboard

## Built-in functions

Beside simple mathematical operations, like ((1 + 2) * 3), the following built-in functions exist:

Function | Purpose |
---|---|

abs(x) | Returns the absolute value of x |

acos(x) | Returns the arccosine of x, in radians |

asin(x) | Returns the arcsine of x, in radians |

atan(x) | Returns the arctangent of x, in radians |

atan2(x, y) | Returns the arctangent of the quotient of its arguments |

bin(x) | Returns the binary representation of x |

ceil(x) | Returns the value of x rounded up to the next integer |

cos(x) | Returns the cosine of x (x is in radians) |

exp(x) | Returns the value of E to the power of x |

e() | Returns Euler's number E (2.71828...) |

floor(x) | Returns the value of x rounded down to the next integer |

hex(x) | Returns the hexadecimal representation of x |

log(x) | Returns the natural logarithm (base E) of x |

max([value1[, value2[, ...]]]) | Returns the highest value of the given numbers |

min([value1[, value2[, ...]]]) | Returns the lowest value of the given numbers |

oct(x) | Returns the octal representation of x |

pi() | Returns PI (3.14159...) |

pow(x, y) | Returns the value of x to the power of y |

random() | Returns a random number between 0 and 1 |

round(x) | Returns the value of x rounded to the next integer |

sin(x) | Returns the sine of x (x is in radians) |

sqrt(x) | Returns the square root of x |

tan(x) | Returns the tangent of x (x is in radians) |

**See also **Navigate with locator and Locator.

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