TAN

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Returns the tangent of the given angle.

Syntax

TAN ( number )

Number is the angle in radians for which you want the tangent.

Remark

If your argument is in degrees, multiply it by PI()/180 or use the RADIANS function to convert it to radians.

Example

Formula

Description (Result)

=TAN(0.785)

Tangent of 0.785 radians (0.99920)

=TAN(45*PI()/180)

Tangent of 45 degrees (1)

=TAN(RADIANS(45))

Tangent of 45 degrees (1)

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