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tan ( alpha) and  tan alpha, what is the different between those 2 ""'s
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tan ( alpha) and  tan alpha, what is the different between those 2 ""'s
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hartnnBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
no difference, both are negatives.
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RonnyDeKoningBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
But, I don't understand this:tan (alpha) = tan alpha
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hartnnBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
if alpha is in 1st quadrant  alpha is in 4th quadrant. In 4th quadrant, tan ratio is negative. hence, tan(x)=tan x
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RonnyDeKoningBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I don't understand.
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hartnnBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
what exactly is your doubt ?
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RonnyDeKoningBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so (tan (x) is from the 4th quadrant and tan x in the first, how can it be negative in the first.
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hartnnBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
a ratio can't be in any quadrant.... x is an angle, its in 1st quadrant., then tan x is positive. if x is in 1st quadrant, x is in 4th quadrant, where tan x is negative, so, we need to bring out *minus* sign and write tan(x) =  tan x (....and NOT tan(x)=tan x)
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RonnyDeKoningBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
What is a ratio?
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hartnnBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
sin,cos , tan,.... are ratios...
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RonnyDeKoningBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I a making an ex: and see this: tan x = 1 <=>  tan x (pi/4) Why is the  before tan?
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