ASIN(3) BSD Programmer's Manual ASIN(3)

## NAME

**asin**, **asinf** - arc sine function

## LIBRARY

libm

## SYNOPSIS

**#include <math.h>**
*double*
**asin**(*double x*);
*float*
**asinf**(*float x*);

## DESCRIPTION

The **asin**() and **asinf**() functions compute the principal value of the arc
sine of *x* in the range [-pi/2, +pi/2].

## RETURN VALUES

If |x|>1, **asin**(*x*) and **asinf**(*x*) return NaN and set the global variable
*errno* to EDOM.

## SEE ALSO

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

## STANDARDS

The **asin**() function conforms to ANSI X3.159-1989 ("ANSI C").
MirOS BSD #10-current May 2, 1991 1

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