This post will guide you how to use** Excel TANH function** with syntax and examples in Microsoft excel.

### Description

The Excel TANH function returns the hyperbolic tangent of a given number. So you can use this function to calculate the hyperbolic tangent of a number in Excel. The returned result is a numeric value.

The TANH function is a build-in function in Microsoft Excel and it is categorized as a Math and Trigonometry Function.

The TANH function is available in Excel 2016, Excel 2013, Excel 2010, Excel 2007, Excel 2003, Excel XP, Excel 2000, Excel 2011 for Mac.

### Syntax

The syntax of the TANH function is as below:

=TANH (number)

Where the TANH function argument is:

**number**-This is a required argument. A real number that used to be calculate the hyperbolic tangent.

**Note:**

- If the number argument is not a numeric value, the TANH function will return #VALUE! Error.

**Excel TANH Function Examples**

The below examples will show you how to use Excel TANH Function to return the hyperbolic tangent of a number.

**1#** get the hyperbolic tangent of -5, enter the following formula in Cell B1.

=TANH(-5)

**2#** get the hyperbolic tangent of 0, enter the following formula in Cell B2.

=TANH(0)

**3#** get the hyperbolic tangent of 0.8, enter the following formula in Cell B3.

=TANH(0.8)

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