|MATLAB Function Reference|
Inverse cosine, result in radians
Y = acos(X)
returns the inverse cosine (arccosine) for each element of
X. For real elements of
X in the domain ,
acos(X) is real and in the range . For real elements of
X outside the domain ,
acos(X) is complex.
acos function operates element-wise on arrays. The function's domains and ranges include complex values. All angles are in radians.
Graph the inverse cosine function over the domain .
The inverse cosine can be defined as
acos uses FDLIBM, which was developed at SunSoft, a Sun Microsystems, Inc. business, by Kwok C. Ng, and others. For information about FDLIBM, see http://www.netlib.org.
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