## anonymous 5 years ago Im not sure if the Tan(alpha) inverse is the same as saying ArcTan(alpha). Can you confirm it, please...

1. amistre64

yes

2. amistre64

arctan is a dated term tor inverse tan

3. anonymous

Thanks

4. anonymous

or cotan

5. anonymous

...no dhatraditya, cotangent is something else. $\frac{1}{\tan(x)} \neq \tan^{-1}(x).$ Cotangent is the first, arctangent is the second.

6. anonymous

I see. I didn't know that, thanks.