Oracle / PLSQL: ASIN Function

This article is written about how to use the Oracle/PLSQL ASIN function with syntax and examples.

Description

The Oracle/PLSQL ASIN function returns the arc sine of a number.

Syntax

The syntax for the ASIN function in Oracle/PLSQL is:

ASIN( number )

Parameters or Arguments

number

The number used to calculate the arc sine.

Returns

The ASIN function returns a numeric value.

Applies To

The ASIN function can be used in the following versions of Oracle/PLSQL:

Oracle 12c, Oracle 11g, Oracle 10g, Oracle 9i, Oracle 8i

Example

Let’s look at some Oracle ASIN function examples and explore how to use the ASIN function in Oracle/PLSQL.

For example:

ASIN(0.2)
Result: 0.201357920790331

ASIN(0.35)
Result: 0.35757110364551

ASIN(-0.15)
Result: -0.150568272776686