Name

asinh, asinhf, asinhl — inverse hyperbolic sine function

Synopsis

#include <math.h>
double asinh( double x);
 
float asinhf( float x);
 
long double asinhl( long double x);
 
[Note] Note
Feature Test Macro Requirements for glibc (see feature_test_macros(7)):
asinh():
_ISOC99_SOURCE || _POSIX_C_SOURCE >= 200112L || _XOPEN_SOURCE >= 500 || /* Since glibc 2.19:
*/ _DEFAULT_SOURCE || /* Glibc versions <= 2.19:
*/ _BSD_SOURCE || _SVID_SOURCE asinhf(), asinhl():
_ISOC99_SOURCE || _POSIX_C_SOURCE >= 200112L || /* Since glibc 2.19:
*/ _DEFAULT_SOURCE || /* Glibc versions <= 2.19:
*/ _BSD_SOURCE || _SVID_SOURCE
[Note] Note

Link with −lm.

DESCRIPTION

These functions calculate the inverse hyperbolic sine of x; that is the value whose hyperbolic sine is x.

RETURN VALUE

On success, these functions return the inverse hyperbolic sine 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), positive infinity (negative infinity) is returned.

ERRORS

No errors occur.

ATTRIBUTES

For an explanation of the terms used in this section, see attributes(7).

Interface Attribute Value
asinh(), asinhf(), asinhl() Thread safety MT-Safe

CONFORMING TO

C99, POSIX.1-2001, POSIX.1-2008.

The variant returning double also conforms to SVr4, 4.3BSD.

SEE ALSO

acosh(3), atanh(3), casinh(3), cosh(3), sinh(3), tanh(3)

COLOPHON

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References consulted:
    Linux libc source code
    Lewine's _POSIX Programmer's Guide_ (O'Reilly & Associates, 1991)
    386BSD man pages
Modified 1993-07-24 by Rik Faith (faithcs.unc.edu)
Modified 2002-07-27 by Walter Harms
(walter.harmsinformatik.uni-oldenburg.de)