ASIN Function Examples – Excel & Google Sheets

This tutorial demonstrates how to use the Excel ASIN Function returns the inverse sine of a number in radians.

ASIN Main Function

ASIN Function Overview

The ASIN Function returns the inverse sine of a number in radians.

To use the ASIN Excel Worksheet Function, select a cell and type:

ASIN FUNCTION

(Notice how the formula inputs appear)

ASIN Function Syntax and Inputs:

number – The value to get the inverse sine of. The number must be between -1 and 1 inclusive.

 

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ASIN Function

The ASIN Function returns the inverse sine of a number in radians.

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ASIN & PI Function

The ASIN Function returns the inverse sine of a number in radians. To convert it into degrees, multiply by 180 and divide by the PI Function.

ASIN 02

ASIN & DEGREES Function

Alternatively, the DEGREES Function can be directly used to convert the radians output into degrees.

ASIN 03

 

ASIN Function – Out Of Range

The ASIN Function will return a value if the input lies in the range of -1 to 1. Otherwise the ASIN Function will return an error.

ASIN 04

 

ASIN in Google Sheets

The ASIN Function works exactly the same in Google Sheets as in Excel:

ASIN Google Function

 

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