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  • 3 years ago

What does tan^2(theta) mean?

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  1. abdul_shabeer
    • 3 years ago
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    If\[\tan \theta = 1/3\] what is theta

  2. hartnn
    • 3 years ago
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    what exactly u wanna know about tan^2 theta ?? \(\tan \theta =1/3 \implies \theta =arctan(1/3)\) use calculator.

  3. abdul_shabeer
    • 3 years ago
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    tan theta means opposite/adjacent. So what does tan^2 theta mean? Square of opp/adj ?

  4. zepdrix
    • 3 years ago
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    Yes.

  5. hartnn
    • 3 years ago
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    yeas, tan^2 theta is just square of tan theta \(\large \tan^2 \theta = (\frac{opposite}{adjacent})^2\)

  6. abb0t
    • 3 years ago
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    Remember: SOH: \[\sin = \frac{ opposite }{ hypotenuse }\] CAH \[\cos = \frac{ adjacent }{ hypotenuse }\] TOA \[\tan = \frac{ opposite }{ adjacent }\]

  7. Kainui
    • 3 years ago
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    \[\tan^2(\theta)=(\tan \theta)^2\]

  8. Kainui
    • 3 years ago
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    The reason we do this is because generally you don't write parenthesis, so it allows you to quickly and easily distinguish between the slightly ambiguous notation. \[\tan \theta^2\] and\[\tan^2 \theta\]

  9. vittoria
    • 3 years ago
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    if tan^2 = (opp/adj)^2 what does 2 tan mean?

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