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syntax:functions:arctan

ArcTan(number_y, number_x)

Category: Number function


Description

This function returns the angle, in radians1), whose tangent is the quotient of number_y and number_x.


Arguments

ArgumentTypeDescription
number_yNumberThe y coordinate of point.
number_xNumberThe x coordinate of a point.


Return value type: Number


Examples

arctan(1,2) //Returns 0.4636…
arctan(0.5,3) //Returns 0.1651…


See also

1)
Conversion: radians = degrees * (Pi() / 180)
syntax/functions/arctan.txt · Last modified: 2021/08/14 18:40 by craigt