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Trigonometric ratios: Tangent
Tangent:
The tangent is the opposite side divided by the adjacent side.
tanθ
=
opp
adj
Find x
tan 42º
=
x
10
x=10·tan42º
x=9
Look at the following right triangle, where:
a = 5
b = 8
Find the tangent of angle A
The tangent of angle A is =
(
round the solution to hundredths
)