COS(3) Linux Programmer's Manual COS(3)NAME
cos, cosf, cosl - cosine function
double cos(double x);
float cosf(float x);
long double cosl(long double x);
Link with -lm.
Feature Test Macro Requirements for glibc (see feature_test_macros(7)):
_BSD_SOURCE || _SVID_SOURCE || _XOPEN_SOURCE >= 600 ||
_ISOC99_SOURCE || _POSIX_C_SOURCE >= 200112L;
or cc -std=c99
The cos() function returns the cosine of x, where x is given in radi‐
On success, these functions return the cosine of x.
If x is a NaN, a NaN is returned.
If x is positive infinity or negative infinity, a domain error occurs,
and a NaN is returned.
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 is an infinity
errno is set to EDOM (but see BUGS). An invalid floating-point
exception (FE_INVALID) is raised.
C99, POSIX.1-2001. The variant returning double also conforms to SVr4,
Before version 2.10, the glibc implementation did not set errno to EDOM
when a domain error occurred.
SEE ALSOacos(3), asin(3), atan(3), atan2(3), ccos(3), sin(3), sincos(3), tan(3)COLOPHON
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