CBRT

Section: Linux Programmer's Manual (3)
Updated: 2017-09-15
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NAME

cbrt, cbrtf, cbrtl - cube root function  

SYNOPSIS

#include <math.h>

double cbrt(double x);
float cbrtf(float x);
long double cbrtl(long double x);

Link with -lm.

Feature Test Macro Requirements for glibc (see feature_test_macros(7)):

cbrt():

_ISOC99_SOURCE || _POSIX_C_SOURCE >= 200112L
    || _XOPEN_SOURCE >= 500
    || /* Since glibc 2.19: */ _DEFAULT_SOURCE
    || /* Glibc versions <= 2.19: */ _BSD_SOURCE || _SVID_SOURCE
cbrtf(), cbrtl():
_ISOC99_SOURCE || _POSIX_C_SOURCE >= 200112L
    || /* Since glibc 2.19: */ _DEFAULT_SOURCE
    || /* Glibc versions <= 2.19: */ _BSD_SOURCE || _SVID_SOURCE
 

DESCRIPTION

These functions return the (real) cube root of x. This function cannot fail; every representable real value has a representable real cube root.  

RETURN VALUE

These functions return the cube root of x.

If x is +0, -0, positive infinity, negative infinity, or NaN, x is returned.  

ERRORS

No errors occur.  

ATTRIBUTES

For an explanation of the terms used in this section, see attributes(7).
InterfaceAttributeValue
cbrt(), cbrtf(), cbrtl() Thread safetyMT-Safe
 

CONFORMING TO

C99, POSIX.1-2001, POSIX.1-2008.  

SEE ALSO

pow(3), sqrt(3)  

COLOPHON

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Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
RETURN VALUE
ERRORS
ATTRIBUTES
CONFORMING TO
SEE ALSO
COLOPHON

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