
#1
Feb813, 08:07 PM

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I know it sounds strange and abstract. and I've only come here as last resort because I couldn't find the answer on google.
If I have y=Tan(x) how do I rearrange that so I have x=? It's probably a simple answer I've been overlooking, thank you for your time 



#2
Feb813, 09:01 PM

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inverse...tric_functions
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atan2 x=Arctan(y) for example if y=1 x=Arctan(1)=pi/4 This function is available on calculators and computers and tables. 



#3
Feb813, 09:05 PM

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Thank you. Was having difficulty figuring it out.



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