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ASIN Function (DAX)

Owen Duncan|Last Updated: 5/22/2018

Returns the arcsine, or inverse sine, of a number. The arcsine is the angle whose sine is number. The returned angle is given in radians in the range -pi/2 to pi/2.

Syntax

ASIN(number)  

Parameters

TermDefinition
numberThe sine of the angle you want and must be from -1 to 1.

Return Value

Returns the arcsine, or inverse sine, of a number.

Remarks

To express the arcsine in degrees, multiply the result by 180/PI( ) or use the DEGREES function.

Example

FormulaDescriptionResult
=ASIN(-0.5)Arcsine of -0.5 in radians, -pi/6-0.523598776
=ASIN(-0.5)*180/PI()Arcsine of -0.5 in degrees-30
=DEGREES(ASIN(-0.5))Arcsine of -0.5 in degrees-30
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