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atan(3) [linux man page]

ATAN(3) 						     Linux Programmer's Manual							   ATAN(3)

NAME
atan, atanf, atanl - arc tangent function SYNOPSIS
#include <math.h> double atan(double x); float atanf(float x); long double atanl( long double x); Link with -lm. Feature Test Macro Requirements for glibc (see feature_test_macros(7)): atanf(), atanl(): _BSD_SOURCE || _SVID_SOURCE || _XOPEN_SOURCE >= 600 || _ISOC99_SOURCE || _POSIX_C_SOURCE >= 200112L; or cc -std=c99 DESCRIPTION
The atan() function calculates the principal value of the arc tangent of x; that is the value whose tangent is x. RETURN VALUE
On success, these functions return the principal value of the arc tangent of x in radians; the return value is in the range [-pi/2, pi/2]. If x is a NaN, a NaN is returned. If x is +0 (-0), +0 (-0) is returned. If x is positive infinity (negative infinity), +pi/2 (-pi/2) is returned. ERRORS
No errors occur. CONFORMING TO
C99, POSIX.1-2001. The variant returning double also conforms to SVr4, 4.3BSD, C89. SEE ALSO
acos(3), asin(3), atan2(3), carg(3), catan(3), cos(3), sin(3), tan(3) COLOPHON
This page is part of release 3.27 of the Linux man-pages project. A description of the project, and information about reporting bugs, can be found at http://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/. 2010-09-20 ATAN(3)

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ATAN(3) 						     Linux Programmer's Manual							   ATAN(3)

NAME
atan, atanf, atanl - arc tangent function SYNOPSIS
#include <math.h> double atan(double x); float atanf(float x); long double atanl( long double x); Link with -lm. Feature Test Macro Requirements for glibc (see feature_test_macros(7)): atanf(), atanl(): _BSD_SOURCE || _SVID_SOURCE || _XOPEN_SOURCE >= 600 || _ISOC99_SOURCE || _POSIX_C_SOURCE >= 200112L; or cc -std=c99 DESCRIPTION
The atan() function calculates the principal value of the arc tangent of x; that is the value whose tangent is x. RETURN VALUE
On success, these functions return the principal value of the arc tangent of x in radians; the return value is in the range [-pi/2, pi/2]. If x is a NaN, a NaN is returned. If x is +0 (-0), +0 (-0) is returned. If x is positive infinity (negative infinity), +pi/2 (-pi/2) is returned. ERRORS
No errors occur. CONFORMING TO
C99, POSIX.1-2001. The variant returning double also conforms to SVr4, 4.3BSD, C89. SEE ALSO
acos(3), asin(3), atan2(3), carg(3), catan(3), cos(3), sin(3), tan(3) COLOPHON
This page is part of release 3.44 of the Linux man-pages project. A description of the project, and information about reporting bugs, can be found at http://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/. 2010-09-20 ATAN(3)

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