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This function calculates the arcsine, that is, the angle whose sine is the specified value.

Syntax

ASIN(value)

Arguments

For the argument, specify the sine of the angle you want to return, which must be a value between –1 and 1.

Remarks

The result angle is in radians between –PI/2 and PI/2. If you want to convert the result to degrees, multiply the result by 180/PI.

Data Types

Accepts numeric data. Returns numeric data.

Examples

ASIN(B3)

ASIN(R3C2)

ASIN(0.5) gives the result 0.5235987756

 

See Also

ACOS

SIN

SINH