# tanh(3) [osx man page]

```TANH(3) 						   BSD Library Functions Manual 						   TANH(3)

NAME
tanh -- hyperbolic tangent function

SYNOPSIS
#include <math.h>

double
tanh(double x);

long double
tanhl(long double x);

float
tanhf(float x);

DESCRIPTION
The tanh() function computes the hyperbolic tangent of x.

SPECIAL VALUES
tanh(+-0) returns +-0.

tanh(+-infinity) returns +-1.

acos(3), asin(3), atan(3), atan2(3), cos(3), cosh(3), sin(3), sinh(3), tan(3), math(3)

STANDARDS
The tanh() function conforms to ISO/IEC 9899:2011.

BSD								 December 11, 2006							       BSD```

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```TANH(3) 						     Linux Programmer's Manual							   TANH(3)

NAME
tanh, tanhf, tanhl - hyperbolic tangent function

SYNOPSIS
#include <math.h>

double tanh(double x);
float tanhf(float x);
long double tanhl(long double x);

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

tanhf(), tanhl(): _BSD_SOURCE || _SVID_SOURCE || _XOPEN_SOURCE >= 600 || _ISOC99_SOURCE; or cc -std=c99

DESCRIPTION
The tanh() function returns the hyperbolic tangent of x, which is defined mathematically as:

tanh(x) = sinh(x) / cosh(x)

RETURN VALUE
On success, these functions return the hyperbolic tangent of x.

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), +1 (-1) is returned.

ERRORS
No errors occur.

CONFORMING TO
C99, POSIX.1-2001.  The variant returning double also conforms to SVr4, 4.3BSD, C89.

acosh(3), asinh(3), atanh(3), cosh(3), ctanh(3), sinh(3)

COLOPHON
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be found at http://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/.

2008-08-05								   TANH(3)```
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