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ASIN(3)			 BSD Library Functions Manual		       ASIN(3)

NAME
     asin, asinf -- arc	sine functions

LIBRARY
     Math Library (libm, -lm)

SYNOPSIS
     #include <math.h>

     double
     asin(double x);

     float
     asinf(float x);

DESCRIPTION
     The asin()	and the	asinf()	functions compute the principal	value of the
     arc sine of x.  A domain error occurs for arguments not in	the range [-1,
     +1].  For a discussion of error due to roundoff, see math(3).

RETURN VALUES
     The asin()	and the	asinf()	functions return the arc sine in the range
     [-pi/2, +pi/2] radians.  On the VAX, and Tahoe, if:

	   |x| > 1

     the global	variable errno is set to EDOM and a reserved operand fault
     generated.

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 ISO/IEC 9899:1990 ("ISO C90").

BSD				  May 2, 1991				   BSD

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