Description: |
Produces the arcsine of X. | ||

Class: |
Elemental function; Generic | ||

Arguments: | X must be of type real. The |X| must be less than or equal to 1. | ||

Results: |
The result type is the same as X and is expressed in radians. The value lies in the range -pi/2 to pi/2. |

Specific Name | Argument Type | Result Type |
---|---|---|

ASIN | REAL(4) | REAL(4) |

DASIN | REAL(8) | REAL(8) |

QASIN | REAL(16) | REAL(16) |

**Examples**

ASIN (0.79345021) has the value 0.9164571.

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