How to Use Excel COSH Function?

Many people in the world use Microsoft Excel. Because this spreadsheet application helps to reduce our manual calculations and work in various ways as it provides numerous built-in functions and formulas. On that note, If you want to get the hyperbolic cosine of numbers, then we suggest you use the COSH function.

In this article, you will learn how to use Excel COSH Function in the spreadsheet with its syntax, explanation, and examples. Get an official version of MS Excel from the following link:

https://www.microsoft.com/en-in/microsoft-365/excel

Explanation of COSH Function

• It is one of the built-in functions in Microsoft Excel.
• This function returns the hyperbolic cosine of a given input number.
• For example, COSH(-2) returns the output value as 3.7622

Syntax

• Here, you will see the syntax of the COSH function.
• To apply this function on your spreadsheet, you have to select a cell and enter the formula in the following format.
• Once you enter the formula, just click on the button to get the result.

=COSH(number)

Parameter Description

Number – The input number to which you want to find the hyperbolic cosine.

The formula for the hyperbolic cosine is:

Note: 1) If the argument is a non-numeric value (letters and special characters) and then it returns #VALUE! Error.

Examples

Here, we come up with some examples to know how to use the COSH function in the Excel spreadsheet.

• Initially, you have to open your Excel workbook on your PC and launch the worksheet that has data.
• For instance, we have given the input values in Column B and we will get the corresponding hyperbolic cosine of the given numbers in Column D.
• Then, you have to enter the formula in the cell as shown below to get the result.
• After entering the formula, you need to click the to get the output, as shown below. You can drag down the cell to fill the remaining cells.

Input that Causes Error

• If the argument is a non-numeric value (letters and special characters) and then it returns #VALUE! Error.