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Calculates the inverse hyperbolic cosine of a complex number

#include <complex.h>
double complex cacosh ( double complex z  );
float complex cacoshf ( float complex z  );
long double complex cacoshl ( long double complex z  );

The cacosh( ) functions return the complex number whose hyperbolic cosine is equal to the argument z. The real part of the return value is non-negative; the imaginary part is in the interval [-pi, +pi].


double complex v, z ;
double a = 0.0, b = 0.0;

puts("Calculate the inverse hyperbolic cosine of a complex number,"
     " cacosh(z)\n");
puts("Enter the real and imaginary parts of a complex number:");
if ( scanf("%lf %lf", &a, &b) == 2)
  z = a + b * I;
  printf( "z = %.2f %+.2f*I.\n", creal(z), cimag(z) );

  v = cacosh(z);
  printf( "The cacosh(z) function yields %.2f %+.2f*I.\n",
          creal(v), cimag(v) );
  printf( "The inverse function, ccosh(cacosh(z)), yields %.2f %+.2f*I.\n",
          creal( ccosh(v)), cimag( ccosh(v)) );
  printf("Invalid input.\n");

See Also

Other hyperbolic trigonometry functions for complex numbers: casinh( ), catanh( ), csinh( ), ccosh( ), and ctanh( ); the hyperbolic cosine and inverse hyperbolic cosine functions for real numbers: cosh( ) and acosh( )

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