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TAN(x): Tangent of x
In a right triangle the tangent of an angle is the ratio of the length of the opposite side to the length of the adjacent side.
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tangent_of_X = TAN( X )
! X must be in radians
to convert degrees to radians, multiply degrees by pi/180
pi =
ACOS
(-1) ! calculate pi
a = TAN( 3.1415 )
a is assigned -0.0000926 (pi is truncated here)
cotangent_of_X = 1 / TAN( X )
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