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Excel TANH Function

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The Excel TANH function returns the hyperbolic tangent of a supplied number.

Formula syntax



  • number: required, the angle provided in radians, the absolute value of number must be less than 2^27.


The TANH function returns a numeric value.


If argument number is non-numeric, the TANH function returns #VALUE! error value.


The formula for the hyperbolic tangent is:



Since versions of Excel 2003.

Usage and Examples

To get the hyperbolic tangent of a number in cell B3, please use formula as this:


Press Enter key to get the secant of the angle..
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Also you can directly use the number in the formula:


Other Functions:

  • Excel CSC Function
    The Excel CSC function returns the cosecant of an angle provided in radians.

  • Excel CSCH Function
    The Excel CSCH function returns the hyperbolic cosecant of an angle provided in radians.

  • Excel LOOKUP Function
    LOOKUP function finds certain value in a one column or one row range, and return the corresponding value from another (one row or one column) range.

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