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syntax:functions:atan

ATan(tangent)

Category: Number function


Description

This function returns the arctangent - the angle, in radians1), whose tangent is tangent.


Arguments

ArgumentTypeDescription
tangentNumber (between -1 and 1)The tangent of an angle.


Return value type: Number


Examples

atan( 0.57788) //Returns 0.5239…
atan(0.9992) //Returns 0.7849…


See also

1)
Conversion: radians = degrees * (Pi() / 180)
syntax/functions/atan.txt · Last modified: 2021/08/14 18:26 by craigt