TAN

Get the tangent of an angle.

TAN

Summary 

The Excel TAN function returns the tangent of angle given in radians. To supply an angle to TAN in degrees, multiply the angle by PI()/180 or use the RADIANS function to convert to radians.

Purpose 

Get the tangent of an angle.

Return value 

The tangent value.

Syntax 

=TAN (number)

Arguments 

  • number - The angle in radians for which you want the tangent.

Usage notes 

To work in degrees rather than radians: TAN(PI()/180) or TAN(RADIANS(number))

0 votes. 0 / 5