Manpage of ACOSH

ACOSH

Section: Linux Programmer's Manual (3)
Updated: 2016-03-15
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NAME

acosh, acoshf, acoshl - inverse hyperbolic cosine function  

SYNOPSIS

#include <math.h>double acosh(double x);
float acoshf(float x);
long double acoshl(long double x);
Link with -lm.

Feature Test Macro Requirements for glibc (see feature_test_macros(7)):

acosh():

_ISOC99_SOURCE || _POSIX_C_SOURCE >= 200112L
    || _XOPEN_SOURCE >= 500
    || /* Since glibc 2.19: */ _DEFAULT_SOURCE
    || /* Glibc versions <= 2.19: */ _BSD_SOURCE || _SVID_SOURCE

acoshf(), acoshl():
_ISOC99_SOURCE || _POSIX_C_SOURCE >= 200112L
    || /* Since glibc 2.19: */ _DEFAULT_SOURCE
    || /* Glibc versions <= 2.19: */ _BSD_SOURCE || _SVID_SOURCE
 

DESCRIPTION

These functions calculate the inverse hyperbolic cosine of x; that is the value whose hyperbolic cosine is x.  

RETURN VALUE

On success, these functions return the inverse hyperbolic cosine of x.

If xis a NaN, a NaN is returned.

If xis +1, +0 is returned.

If xis positive infinity, positive infinity is returned.

If xis less than 1, a domain error occurs, and the functions return a NaN.  

ERRORS

See math_error(7) for information on how to determine whether an error has occurred when calling these functions.

The following errors can occur:

Domain error: x is less than 1
errnois set to EDOM. An invalid floating-point exception (FE_INVALID) is raised.
 

ATTRIBUTES

For an explanation of the terms used in this section, see attributes(7).
InterfaceAttributeValue
acosh(), acoshf(), acoshl() Thread safetyMT-Safe
 

CONFORMING TO

C99, POSIX.1-2001, POSIX.1-2008.

The variant returning doublealso conforms to SVr4, 4.3BSD, C89.  

SEE ALSO

asinh(3), atanh(3), cacosh(3), cosh(3), sinh(3), tanh(3)


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
RETURN VALUE
ERRORS
ATTRIBUTES
CONFORMING TO
SEE ALSO

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