SINH

Syntax

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Purpose

SINH returns the hyperbolic sine of n.

This function takes as an argument any numeric data type or any nonnumeric data type that can be implicitly converted to a numeric data type. If the argument is BINARY_FLOAT, then the function returns BINARY_DOUBLE. Otherwise the function returns the same numeric data type as the argument.

See Also:

Table 3-10, "Implicit Type Conversion Matrix" for more information on implicit conversion

Examples

The following example returns the hyperbolic sine of 1:

SELECT SINH(1) "Hyperbolic sine of 1" FROM DUAL;

Hyperbolic sine of 1
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          1.17520119