HYPOT(3)            Linux Programmer's Manual            HYPOT(3)

NAME
       hypot - Euclidean distance function

SYNOPSIS
       #include <math.h>

       double hypot(double x, double y);

DESCRIPTION
       The hypot() function returns the sqrt(x*x + y*y).  This is
       the length of the hypotenuse  of  a  right-angle  triangle
       with sides of length x and y, or the distance of the point
       (x, y) from the origin.

CONFORMING TO
       SVID 3, BSD 4.3

SEE ALSO
       sqrt(3)

                          June 25, 1993                         1