There are three basic trigonometric ratios: sine, cosine and tangent, generally shortened to sin, cos and tan respectively.

\begin{align}\text{sin} \ \theta &= \dfrac{\text{opposite}}{\text{hypotenuse}}\\ \text{cos} \ \theta &= \dfrac{\text{adjacent}}{\text{hypotenuse}}\\ \text{tan} \ \theta &= \dfrac{\text{opposite}}{\text{adjacent}}\end{align}A common and easy to remember mnemonic is

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Sine – Opposite/Hypotenuse

Cosine – Adjacent/Hypotenuse

Tangent – Opposite/Adjacent