ATANH
Section: Linux Programmer's Manual (3)
Updated: 20170915
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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():

_ISOC99_SOURCE  _POSIX_C_SOURCE >= 200112L
 _XOPEN_SOURCE >= 500
 /* Since glibc 2.19: */ _DEFAULT_SOURCE
 /* Glibc versions <= 2.19: */ _BSD_SOURCE  _SVID_SOURCE
atanhf(),
atanhl():

_ISOC99_SOURCE  _POSIX_C_SOURCE >= 200112L
 /* Since glibc 2.19: */ _DEFAULT_SOURCE
 /* Glibc versions <= 2.19: */ _BSD_SOURCE  _SVID_SOURCE
DESCRIPTION
These functions calculate 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.
ATTRIBUTES
For an explanation of the terms used in this section, see
attributes(7).
Interface  Attribute  Value

atanh(),
atanhf(),
atanhl()
 Thread safety  MTSafe

CONFORMING TO
C99, POSIX.12001, POSIX.12008.
The variant returning
double
also conforms to
SVr4, 4.3BSD.
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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