asin

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Return the arcsine of the parameter.

Declaration[edit]

genType asin( genType x );


Parameters[edit]

x - Specify the value whose arcsine to return.


Description[edit]

 atan returns the angle whose trigonometric sine is [math]x[/math]. The range of values returned by asin is [math][-{\pi \over 2}, {\pi \over 2}][/math]. The result is undefined if [math]\left| x \right| \gt 1[/math].

Version Support[edit]

asin 1.1+

See Also[edit]

 sin , cos , acos , tan 


Copyright[edit]

Copyright© 2011-2014 Khronos Group. This material may be distributed subject to the terms and conditions set forth in the Open Publication License, v 1.0, 8 June 1999. http://opencontent.org/openpub/.