TAN function (ODBC compatible)
TAN ( expression )
The scalar function TAN returns the tangent of expression.
select tan(45 * pi()/180) 'Tangent of 45 degrees' from syscalctable;
TANGENT OF 45 DE
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TAN takes an angle (expression) and returns the ratio of two sides of a right triangle. The ratio is the length of the side opposite the angle divided by the length of the side adjacent to the angle.
To convert degrees to radians, multiply degrees by Pi/180. To convert radians to degrees, multiply radians by 180/Pi.