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NAME

log1p, log1pf, log1pl - logarithm of 1 plus argument

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Return Value
Errors
Colophon

SYNOPSIS


#include <math.h> 

double log1p(double x);
float log1pf(float x);
long double log1pl(long double x);

Link with -lm.

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

log1p():

_BSD_SOURCE || _SVID_SOURCE || _XOPEN_SOURCE >= 500 || _XOPEN_SOURCE && _XOPEN_SOURCE_EXTENDED || _ISOC99_SOURCE || _POSIX_C_SOURCE >= 200112L;
or cc -std=c99

log1pf(), log1pl():
_BSD_SOURCE || _SVID_SOURCE || _XOPEN_SOURCE >= 600 || _ISOC99_SOURCE || _POSIX_C_SOURCE >= 200112L;
or cc -std=c99

DESCRIPTION

log1p(x) returns a value equivalent to

log (1 + x)

It is computed in a way that is accurate even if the value of x is near zero.

RETURN VALUE

On success, these functions return the natural logarithm of (1 + x).

If x is a NaN, a NaN is returned.

If x is positive infinity, positive infinity is returned.

If x is -1, a pole error occurs, and the functions return -HUGE_VAL, -HUGE_VALF, or -HUGE_VALL, respectively.

If x is less than -1 (including negative infinity), a domain error occurs, and a NaN (not a number) is returned.

ERRORS

See math_error(7) for information on how to determine whether an error has occurred when calling these functions.

The following errors can occur:
Domain error: x is less than -1
  An invalid floating-point exception (FE_INVALID) is raised.
Pole error: x is -1
  A divide-by-zero floating-point exception (FE_DIVBYZERO) is raised.
These functions do not set errno.

CONFORMING TO

C99, POSIX.1-2001.

SEE ALSO

exp(3), expm1(3), log(3)

COLOPHON

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LOG1P (3) 2010-09-20
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