Function tan #

Calculate the tangent of a value. tan(x) is equal to sin(x) / cos(x).

For matrices, the function is evaluated element wise.

Syntax #

math.tan(x)

Parameters #

Parameter Type Description
x number | BigNumber | Complex | Unit | Array | Matrix Function input

Returns #

Type Description
number | BigNumber | Complex | Array | Matrix Tangent of x

Examples #

math.tan(0.5)                    // returns number 0.5463024898437905
math.sin(0.5) / math.cos(0.5)    // returns number 0.5463024898437905
math.tan(math.pi / 4)            // returns number 1
math.tan(math.unit(45, 'deg'))   // returns number 1

See also #

atan, sin, cos

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