TAN

Returns the tangent of the given angle.

Syntax

TAN(number)  

Parameters

Term Definition
number Required. The angle in radians for which you want the tangent.

Return value

Returns the tangent of the given angle.

Remarks

If your argument is in degrees, multiply it by PI()/180 or use the RADIANS function to convert it to radians.

Example

Formula Description Result
=TAN(0.785) Tangent of 0.785 radians (0.99920) 0.99920
=TAN(45*PI()/180) Tangent of 45 degrees (1) 1
=TAN(RADIANS(45)) Tangent of 45 degrees (1) 1