ASIN Function (DAX)

How does the ASIN function (DAX) work?

This trigonometry function returns the arcsine, or inverse sine, of a number. The arcsine is the angle whose sine is number. The returned angle is given in radians in the range -pi/2 to pi/2. 

ASIN Formula Syntax

ASIN(
     number
)

How do you use the ASIN function?

The ASIN function returns the inverse sine value of SIN result. To express the arcsine in degrees, you will need to multiply the result by 180/PI( ). Alternatively, you can also use the DEGREES function. 

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Considerations when using the ASIN function

The function’s parameter is a number, which is the sine of the angle you want and must be from -1 to 1.

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Formula examples using the ASIN function

=ASIN(-0.5)

=ASIN(-0.5)*180/PI()

=DEGREES(ASIN(-0.5))

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