Unix - Shell Builtin Mathematical Functions


The most of the part of this tutorial covered Bourne Shell but this page list down all the mathematical builti-in functions available in Korn Shell.

The Korn shell provides access to the standard set of mathematical functions. They are called using C function call syntax.

Function Description
abs Absolute value
log Natural logarithm
acos Arc cosine
sin Sine
asin Arc sine
sinh Hyperbolic sine
cos Cosine
sqrt Square root
cosh Hyperbolic cosine
tan Tangent
exp Exponential function
tanh Hyperbolic tangent
int Integer part of floating-point number