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ASIN function [Numeric]

Returns the arc-sine, in radians, of a number.


ASIN( numeric-expression )


numeric-expression    The sine of the angle.


The SIN and ASIN functions are inverse operations.

This function converts its argument to DOUBLE, performs the computation in double-precision floating point, and returns a DOUBLE as the result.

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Standards and compatibility

The following statement returns the arc-sine value for 0.52.

SELECT ASIN( 0.52 );