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cosl(3) [linux man page]

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

NAME
cos, cosf, cosl - cosine function SYNOPSIS
#include <math.h> double cos(double x); float cosf(float x); long double cosl(long double x); Link with -lm. Feature Test Macro Requirements for glibc (see feature_test_macros(7)): cosf(), cosl(): _BSD_SOURCE || _SVID_SOURCE || _XOPEN_SOURCE >= 600 || _ISOC99_SOURCE || _POSIX_C_SOURCE >= 200112L; or cc -std=c99 DESCRIPTION
The cos() function returns the cosine of x, where x is given in radians. RETURN VALUE
On success, these functions return the cosine of x. If x is a NaN, a NaN is returned. If x is positive infinity or negative infinity, a domain error occurs, and a NaN is returned. 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 an infinity errno is set to EDOM (but see BUGS). An invalid floating-point exception (FE_INVALID) is raised. CONFORMING TO
C99, POSIX.1-2001. The variant returning double also conforms to SVr4, 4.3BSD. BUGS
Before version 2.10, the glibc implementation did not set errno to EDOM when a domain error occurred. SEE ALSO
acos(3), asin(3), atan(3), atan2(3), ccos(3), sin(3), sincos(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/. 2010-09-11 COS(3)

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

NAME
cos, cosf, cosl - cosine function SYNOPSIS
#include <math.h> double cos(double x); float cosf(float x); long double cosl(long double x); Link with -lm. Feature Test Macro Requirements for glibc (see feature_test_macros(7)): cosf(), cosl(): _ISOC99_SOURCE || _POSIX_C_SOURCE >= 200112L || /* Since glibc 2.19: */ _DEFAULT_SOURCE || /* Glibc versions <= 2.19: */ _BSD_SOURCE || _SVID_SOURCE DESCRIPTION
These functions return the cosine of x, where x is given in radians. RETURN VALUE
On success, these functions return the cosine of x. If x is a NaN, a NaN is returned. If x is positive infinity or negative infinity, a domain error occurs, and a NaN is returned. 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 an infinity errno is set to EDOM (but see BUGS). An invalid floating-point exception (FE_INVALID) is raised. ATTRIBUTES
For an explanation of the terms used in this section, see attributes(7). +----------------------+---------------+---------+ |Interface | Attribute | Value | +----------------------+---------------+---------+ |cos(), cosf(), cosl() | Thread safety | MT-Safe | +----------------------+---------------+---------+ CONFORMING TO
C99, POSIX.1-2001, POSIX.1-2008. The variant returning double also conforms to SVr4, 4.3BSD. BUGS
Before version 2.10, the glibc implementation did not set errno to EDOM when a domain error occurred. SEE ALSO
acos(3), asin(3), atan(3), atan2(3), ccos(3), sin(3), sincos(3), tan(3) COLOPHON
This page is part of release 4.15 of the Linux man-pages project. A description of the project, information about reporting bugs, and the latest version of this page, can be found at https://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/. 2017-09-15 COS(3)

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