cacos

       #include <complex.h>

       double complex cacos(double complex z);
       float complex cacosf(float complex z);
       long double complex cacosl(long double complex z);

       Link with -lm.

DESCRIPTION
       These   functions   calculate   the   complex  arc  cosine  of  z.   If
       y = cacos(z), then z = ccos(y).  The real part of y is  chosen  in  the
       interval [0,pi].

       One has:

           cacos(z) = -i * clog(z + i * csqrt(1 - z * z))

VERSIONS
       These functions first appeared in glibc in version 2.1.

ATTRIBUTES
       For   an   explanation   of   the  terms  used  in  this  section,  see
       attributes(7).

       +-----------------------------+---------------+---------+
       |Interface                    | Attribute     | Value   |
       +-----------------------------+---------------+---------+
       |cacos(), cacosf(), cacosl()  | Thread safety | MT-Safe |
       +-----------------------------+---------------+---------+
CONFORMING TO
       C99, POSIX.1-2001, POSIX.1-2008.

EXAMPLE
       /* Link with "-lm" */

       #include <complex.h>
       #include <stdlib.h>
       #include <unistd.h>
       #include <stdio.h>

       int
       main(int argc, char *argv[])
       {
           double complex z, c, f;
           double complex i = I;

           if (argc != 3) {
               fprintf(stderr, "Usage: %s <real> <imag>\n", argv[0]);
               exit(EXIT_FAILURE);
           }

           z = atof(argv[1]) + atof(argv[2]) * I;

           c = cacos(z);

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