# Hyperbolic cosine function

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## Definition

The hyperbolic cosine function denoted $\cosh$, is defined as follows:

$\cosh x = \frac{e^x + e^{-x}}{2}$

Here, $e^x$ denotes the exponential function.

More abstractly, $\cosh$ is the even part of the exponential function.