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    This function returns the tangent of the specified angle.

    Syntax

    TAN(angle)

    Arguments

    This function can take any real number as an argument. The angle argument is the angle in radians for which you want the tangent.

    Remarks

    If the angle is in degrees, multiply it by PI/180 to convert it to radians.

    Data Types

    Accepts numeric data. Returns numeric data.

    Examples

    TAN(B3)

    TAN(R3C2)

    TAN(45*PI()/180) gives the result 1

    TAN(RADIANS(20))

    Version Available

    This function is available in product version 1.0 or later.

    See Also

    ATAN | ATAN2 | COS | SIN | Math and Trigonometry Functions