TANH function

This article describes the formula syntax and usage of the TANH function in Microsoft Excel.

Description

Returns the hyperbolic tangent of a number.

Syntax

TANH(number)

The TANH function syntax has the following arguments:

  • Number    Required. Any real number.

Remark

The formula for the hyperbolic tangent is:

Equation

Example

Copy the example data in the following table, and paste it in cell A1 of a new Excel worksheet. For formulas to show results, select them, press F2, and then press Enter. If you need to, you can adjust the column widths to see all the data.

Formula

Description (Result)

Result

=TANH(-2)

Hyperbolic tangent of -2 (-0.96403)

-0.964028

=TANH(0)

Hyperbolic tangent of 0 (0)

0

=TANH(0.5)

Hyperbolic tangent of 0.5 (0.462117)

0.462117

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