Oracle TANH() function


This TANH() function returns the hyperbolic tangent of a given number.
The function takes any numeric or nonnumeric data type (can be implicitly converted to a numeric data type) as an argument.
If the argument is BINARY_FLOAT, then the function returns BINARY_DOUBLE. Otherwise, the function returns the same numeric data type as the argument



Where X is a number

Pictorial Presentation of TANH() function

Pictorial Presentation of Oracle TANH() function

Example - 1

SELECT TANH(.6) "Hyperbolic tangent of .6" FROM dual;

Here is the result.

Hyperbolic tangent of .6

The above statement will return the tangent of the given number .6

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