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Homework Help: Is tan periodic too?

  1. Jul 11, 2009 #1
    cos and sin are periodic at 2pi

    How about tan?
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  3. Jul 11, 2009 #2
    Do you know what the graph of tan(x) looks like?
  4. Jul 11, 2009 #3
    tan = sin/cos
    what does this tell you?
  5. Jul 11, 2009 #4


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    Hi SELFMADE! :wink:

    (have a pi: π :wink:)
    tan is periodic … but the minimum period is not 2π … what is it? :smile:
  6. Jul 12, 2009 #5
    It is pi, got it thanks
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