## anonymous one year ago whats a tangent?

1. anonymous

2. anonymous

$Tangent = \frac{ Opposite }{ Adjacent }$

3. anonymous

The way I remember Sin, Cosine, and Tangent is SOH - Sin is Opposite / Hypotenuse CAH - Cosine is Adjacent / Hypotenuse TOA - Tangent is Opposite / Adjacent

4. anonymous

You divide the side opposite to the one your trying to find the tangent of by the side adjacent to it.

5. anonymous

a tangent line?

6. anonymous

(In a triangle.)

7. ybarrap

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