cosh (3) - Linux Man Pages
cosh: hyperbolic cosine function
cosh, coshf, coshl - hyperbolic cosine function
#include <math.h> double cosh(double x); float coshf(float x); long double coshl(long double x);
Link with -lm.
Feature Test Macro Requirements for glibc (see feature_test_macros(7)):
_ISOC99_SOURCE || _POSIX_C_SOURCE >= 200112L
|| /* Since glibc 2.19: */ _DEFAULT_SOURCE
|| /* Glibc versions <= 2.19: */ _BSD_SOURCE || _SVID_SOURCE
DESCRIPTIONThese functions return the hyperbolic cosine of x, which is defined mathematically as:
cosh(x) = (exp(x) + exp(-x)) / 2
RETURN VALUEOn success, these functions return the hyperbolic cosine of x.
If x is a NaN, a NaN is returned.
If x is +0 or -0, 1 is returned.
If x is positive infinity or negative infinity, positive infinity is returned.
ERRORSSee math_error(7) for information on how to determine whether an error has occurred when calling these functions.
The following errors can occur:
- Range error: result overflow
- errno is set to ERANGE. An overflow floating-point exception (FE_OVERFLOW) is raised.
ATTRIBUTESFor an explanation of the terms used in this section, see attributes(7).
|cosh(), coshf(), coshl()||Thread safety||MT-Safe|
CONFORMING TOC99, POSIX.1-2001, POSIX.1-2008.
BUGSIn glibc version 2.3.4 and earlier, an overflow floating-point (FE_OVERFLOW) exception is not raised when an overflow occurs.
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