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Name  tan() 


Examples  float a = 0.0; float inc = TWO_PI/50.0; for(int i=0; i<100; i=i+2) { line(i, 50, i, 50+tan(a)*2.0); a = a + inc; } 

Description  Calculates the ratio of the sine and cosine of an angle. This function expects the values of the angle parameter to be provided in radians (values from 0 to PI*2). Values are returned in the range infinity to infinity.  
Syntax  tan(angle) 

Parameters 


Returns  float  
Usage  Web & Application  
Related  cos() sin() radians() 