Help undoing tangent

by AtlasSniperma
Tags: tangent, undoing
AtlasSniperma is offline
Feb8-13, 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
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for example if y=1

This function is available on calculators and computers and tables.
AtlasSniperma is offline
Feb8-13, 09:05 PM
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Thank you. Was having difficulty figuring it out.

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