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SINH 3M "Jul 12, 2006" "SunOS 5.11" "Mathematical Library Functions"
NAME
sinh, sinhf, sinhl - hyperbolic sine function
SYNOPSIS

c99 [ flag... ] file... -lm [ library... ]
#include <math.h>

double sinh(double x);

float sinhf(float x);

long double sinhl(long double x);
DESCRIPTION

These functions compute the hyperbolic sine of x.

RETURN VALUES

Upon successful completion, these functions return the hyperbolic sine of x.

If the result would cause an overflow, a range error occurs and \(+-HUGE_VAL, \(+-HUGE_VALF, and \(+-HUGE_VALL (with the same sign as x) is returned as appropriate for the type of the function.

If x is NaN, a NaN is returned.

If x is \(+-0 or \(+-Inf, x is returned.

For exceptional cases, matherr(3M) tabulates the values to be returned by acos() as specified by SVID3 and XPG3.

ERRORS

These functions will fail if:

Range Error

The result would cause an overflow. If the integer expression (math_errhandling & MATH_ERREXCEPT) is non-zero, the overflow floating-point exception is raised. The asinh() function sets errno to ERANGE if the result would cause an overflow.

USAGE

An application wanting to check for exceptions should call feclearexcept(FE_ALL_EXCEPT) before calling these functions. On return, if fetestexcept(FE_INVALID | FE_DIVBYZERO | FE_OVERFLOW | FE_UNDERFLOW) is non-zero, an exception has been raised. An application should either examine the return value or check the floating point exception flags to detect exceptions.

An application can also set errno to 0 before calling asinh(). On return, if errno is non-zero, an error has occurred. The asinhf() and asinhl() functions do not set errno.

ATTRIBUTES

See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:

ATTRIBUTE TYPE ATTRIBUTE VALUE
Interface Stability Standard
MT-Level MT-Safe
SEE ALSO

asinh(3M), cosh(3M), feclearexcept(3M), fetestexcept(3M), isnan(3M), math.h(3HEAD), matherr(3M), tanh(3M), attributes(5), standards(5)