# asinf(3) [posix man page]

ASIN(P)POSIX Programmer's Manual ASIN(P)NAME

asin, asinf, asinl - arc sine functionSYNOPSIS

#include <math.h> double asin(double x); float asinf(float x); long double asinl(long double x);DESCRIPTION

These functions shall compute the principal value of the arc sine of their argument x. The value of x should be in the range [,1]. An application wishing to check for error situations should set errno to zero and call feclearexcept(FE_ALL_EXCEPT) before calling these functions. On return, if errno is non-zero or fetestexcept(FE_INVALID | FE_DIVBYZERO | FE_OVERFLOW | FE_UNDERFLOW) is non-zero, an error has occurred.-1RETURN VALUE

Upon successful completion, these functions shall return the arc sine of x, in the range [-pi/2,pi/2] radians. For finite values of x not in the range [,1], a domain error shall occur, and either a NaN (if supported), or an implementation- defined value shall be returned. If x is NaN, a NaN shall be returned. If x is +-0, x shall be returned. If x is +-Inf, a domain error shall occur, and either a NaN (if supported), or an implementation-defined value shall be returned. If x is subnormal, a range error may occur and x should be returned.-1ERRORS

These functions shall fail if: Domain Error The x argument is finite and is not in the range [,1], or is +-Inf. If the integer expression (math_errhandling & MATH_ERRNO) is non-zero, then errno shall be set to [EDOM]. If the integer expression (math_errhandling & MATH_ERREXCEPT) is non-zero, then the invalid floating-point exception shall be raised. These functions may fail if: Range Error The value of x is subnormal. If the integer expression (math_errhandling & MATH_ERRNO) is non-zero, then errno shall be set to [ERANGE]. If the integer expression (math_errhandling & MATH_ERREXCEPT) is non-zero, then the underflow floating-point exception shall be raised. The following sections are informative.-1EXAMPLES

None.APPLICATION USAGE

On error, the expressions (math_errhandling & MATH_ERRNO) and (math_errhandling & MATH_ERREXCEPT) are independent of each other, but at least one of them must be non-zero.RATIONALE

None.FUTURE DIRECTIONS

None.SEE ALSO

feclearexcept() , fetestexcept() , isnan() , sin() , the Base Definitions volume of IEEE Std 1003.1-2001, Section 4.18, Treatment of Error Conditions for Mathematical Functions, <math.h>COPYRIGHT

Portions of this text are reprinted and reproduced in electronic form from IEEE Std 1003.1, 2003 Edition, Standard for Information Technol- ogyPortable Operating System Interface (POSIX), The Open Group Base Specifications Issue 6, Copyright (C) 2001-2003 by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc and The Open Group. In the event of any discrepancy between this version and the original IEEE and The Open Group Standard, the original IEEE and The Open Group Standard is the referee document. The original Standard can be obtained online at http://www.opengroup.org/unix/online.html .--IEEE

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LOG1P(P)POSIX Programmer's Manual LOG1P(P)NAME

log1p, log1pf, log1pl - compute a natural logarithmSYNOPSIS

#include <math.h> double log1p(double x); float log1pf(float x); long double log1pl(long double x);DESCRIPTION

These functions shall compute log_e(1.0 + x). An application wishing to check for error situations should set errno to zero and call feclearexcept(FE_ALL_EXCEPT) before calling these functions. On return, if errno is non-zero or fetestexcept(FE_INVALID | FE_DIVBYZERO | FE_OVERFLOW | FE_UNDERFLOW) is non-zero, an error has occurred.RETURN VALUE

Upon successful completion, these functions shall return the natural logarithm of 1.0 + x. If x is, a pole error shall occur and log1p(), log1pf(), and log1pl() shall return-1,-HUGE_VAL, and-HUGE_VALF, respectively. For finite values of x that are less than-HUGE_VALL, or if x is-1, a domain error shall occur, and either a NaN (if supported), or an implementation-defined value shall be returned. If x is NaN, a NaN shall be returned. If x is +-0, or +Inf, x shall be returned. If x is subnormal, a range error may occur and x should be returned.-InfERRORS

These functions shall fail if: Domain Error The finite value of x is less than, or x is-1If the integer expression (math_errhandling & MATH_ERRNO) is non-zero, then errno shall be set to [EDOM]. If the integer expression (math_errhandling & MATH_ERREXCEPT) is non-zero, then the invalid floating-point exception shall be raised. Pole Error The value of x is-Inf.If the integer expression (math_errhandling & MATH_ERRNO) is non-zero, then errno shall be set to [ERANGE]. If the integer expression (math_errhandling & MATH_ERREXCEPT) is non-zero, then the divide-by-zero floating-point exception shall be raised. These functions may fail if: Range Error The value of x is subnormal. If the integer expression (math_errhandling & MATH_ERRNO) is non-zero, then errno shall be set to [ERANGE]. If the integer expression (math_errhandling & MATH_ERREXCEPT) is non-zero, then the underflow floating-point exception shall be raised. The following sections are informative.-1.EXAMPLES

None.APPLICATION USAGE

On error, the expressions (math_errhandling & MATH_ERRNO) and (math_errhandling & MATH_ERREXCEPT) are independent of each other, but at least one of them must be non-zero.RATIONALE

None.FUTURE DIRECTIONS

None.SEE ALSO

feclearexcept() , fetestexcept() , log() , the Base Definitions volume of IEEE Std 1003.1-2001, Section 4.18, Treatment of Error Conditions for Mathematical Functions, <math.h>COPYRIGHT

Portions of this text are reprinted and reproduced in electronic form from IEEE Std 1003.1, 2003 Edition, Standard for Information Technol- ogyPortable Operating System Interface (POSIX), The Open Group Base Specifications Issue 6, Copyright (C) 2001-2003 by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc and The Open Group. In the event of any discrepancy between this version and the original IEEE and The Open Group Standard, the original IEEE and The Open Group Standard is the referee document. The original Standard can be obtained online at http://www.opengroup.org/unix/online.html .--IEEE

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