# asin(3) [v7 man page]

ASIN(3) Linux Programmer's Manual ASIN(3)NAME

asin, asinf, asinl - arc sine functionSYNOPSIS

#include <math.h> double asin(double x); float asinf(float x); long double asinl(long double x); Link withFeature Test Macro Requirements for glibc (see feature_test_macros(7)): asinf(), asinl(): _ISOC99_SOURCE || _POSIX_C_SOURCE >= 200112L || /* Since glibc 2.19: */ _DEFAULT_SOURCE || /* Glibc versions <= 2.19: */ _BSD_SOURCE || _SVID_SOURCE-lm.DESCRIPTION

These functions calculate the principal value of the arc sine of x; that is the value whose sine is x.RETURN VALUE

On success, these functions return the principal value of the arc sine 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 outside the range [, 1], a domain error occurs, and a NaN is returned.-1ERRORS

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 outside the range [, 1] errno is set to EDOM. An invalid floating-point exception (FE_INVALID) is raised.-1ATTRIBUTES

For an explanation of the terms used in this section, see attributes(7). +-------------------------+---------------+---------+ |Interface | Attribute | Value | +-------------------------+---------------+---------+ |asin(), asinf(), asinl() | Thread safety | MT-Safe | +-------------------------+---------------+---------+CONFORMING TO

C99, POSIX.1-2001, POSIX.1-2008. The variant returning double also conforms to SVr4, 4.3BSD, C89.SEE ALSO

acos(3), atan(3), atan2(3), casin(3), cos(3), sin(3), tan(3)COLOPHON

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ACOS(3) Linux Programmer's Manual ACOS(3)NAME

acos, acosf, acosl - arc cosine functionSYNOPSIS

#include <math.h> double acos(double x); float acosf(float x); long double acosl(long double x); Link withFeature Test Macro Requirements for glibc (see feature_test_macros(7)): acosf(), acosl(): _ISOC99_SOURCE || _POSIX_C_SOURCE >= 200112L || /* Since glibc 2.19: */ _DEFAULT_SOURCE || /* Glibc versions <= 2.19: */ _BSD_SOURCE || _SVID_SOURCE-lm.DESCRIPTION

These functions calculate the arc cosine of x; that is the value whose cosine is x.RETURN VALUE

On success, these functions return the arc cosine of x in radians; the return value is in the range [0, pi]. If x is a NaN, a NaN is returned. If x is +1, +0 is returned. If x is positive infinity or negative infinity, a domain error occurs, and a NaN is returned. If x is outside the range [, 1], a domain error occurs, and a NaN is returned.-1ERRORS

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 outside the range [, 1] errno is set to EDOM. An invalid floating-point exception (FE_INVALID) is raised.-1ATTRIBUTES

For an explanation of the terms used in this section, see attributes(7). +-------------------------+---------------+---------+ |Interface | Attribute | Value | +-------------------------+---------------+---------+ |acos(), acosf(), acosl() | Thread safety | MT-Safe | +-------------------------+---------------+---------+CONFORMING TO

C99, POSIX.1-2001, POSIX.1-2008. The variant returning double also conforms to SVr4, 4.3BSD, C89.SEE ALSO

asin(3), atan(3), atan2(3), cacos(3), cos(3), sin(3), tan(3)COLOPHON

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