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ATANH(3) Linux Programmer's Manual ATANH(3)
NAME
atanh, atanhf, atanhl  inverse hyperbolic tangent function
SYNOPSIS
#include <math.h>
double atanh(double x);
float atanhf(float x);
long double atanhl(long double x);
Link with lm.
Feature Test Macro Requirements for glibc (see feature_test_macros(7)):
atanh():
_BSD_SOURCE  _SVID_SOURCE  _XOPEN_SOURCE >= 500 
_XOPEN_SOURCE && _XOPEN_SOURCE_EXTENDED  _ISOC99_SOURCE 
_POSIX_C_SOURCE >= 200112L;
or cc std=c99
atanhf(), atanhl():
_BSD_SOURCE  _SVID_SOURCE  _XOPEN_SOURCE >= 600  _ISOC99_SOURCE 
_POSIX_C_SOURCE >= 200112L;
or cc std=c99
DESCRIPTION
The atanh() function calculates the inverse hyperbolic tangent of x; that is the value
whose hyperbolic tangent is x.
RETURN VALUE
On success, these functions return the inverse 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 +1 or 1, a pole error occurs, and the functions return HUGE_VAL, HUGE_VALF, or
HUGE_VALL, respectively, with the mathematically correct sign.
If the absolute value of x is greater than 1, a domain error occurs, and a NaN is
returned.
ERRORS
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 less than 1 or greater than +1
errno is set to EDOM. An invalid floatingpoint exception (FE_INVALID) is raised.
Pole error: x is +1 or 1
errno is set to ERANGE (but see BUGS). A dividebyzero floatingpoint exception
(FE_DIVBYZERO) is raised.
CONFORMING TO
C99, POSIX.12001. The variant returning double also conforms to SVr4, 4.3BSD, C89.
BUGS
In glibc 2.9 and earlier, when a pole error occurs, errno as set to EDOM instead of the
POSIXmandated ERANGE. Since version 2.10, glibc does the right thing.
SEE ALSO
acosh(3), asinh(3), catanh(3), cosh(3), sinh(3), tanh(3)
COLOPHON
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