Data Type: Double
An angle in radians.
A Double containing the tangent of an angle.
Returns the ratio of two sides of a right angle triangle.
Rules at a Glance
The returned ratio is derived by dividing the length of the side opposite the angle by the length of the side adjacent to the angle.
Programming Tips and Gotchas
You can convert radians to degrees using the following formula:
radians = degrees * (pi/180)
You can convert degrees to radians using the following formula:
degrees = radians * (180/pi)