What does arc tangent mean?

Definitions for arc tangent
arc tan·gent

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word arc tangent.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. arc tangent, arctangent, arctan, inverse tangentnoun

    the inverse function of the tangent; the angle that has a tangent equal to a given number

Wikipedia

  1. arc tangent

    In mathematics, the inverse trigonometric functions (occasionally also called arcus functions, antitrigonometric functions or cyclometric functions) are the inverse functions of the trigonometric functions (with suitably restricted domains). Specifically, they are the inverses of the sine, cosine, tangent, cotangent, secant, and cosecant functions, and are used to obtain an angle from any of the angle's trigonometric ratios. Inverse trigonometric functions are widely used in engineering, navigation, physics, and geometry.

ChatGPT

  1. arc tangent

    The arc tangent, also known as the inverse tangent function, is a mathematical function that determines the angle whose tangent is a given number. It is typically represented as tan^-1(x) or arctan(x), and it links the ratio of the length of the two sides of a right-angled triangle (opposite to the angle and adjacent to the angle) to the size of the angle. The output or range of the arc tangent function is usually between -90 and 90 degrees, or between -π/2 and π/2 in radians. The arc tangent is distinct in that it gives an output even for input values outside the range of -1 and 1.

Matched Categories

How to pronounce arc tangent?

How to say arc tangent in sign language?

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of arc tangent in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of arc tangent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Translation

Find a translation for the arc tangent definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"arc tangent." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2024. Web. 14 Jun 2024. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/arc+tangent>.

Discuss these arc tangent definitions with the community:

0 Comments

    Are we missing a good definition for arc tangent? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Browse Definitions.net

    Quiz

    Are you a words master?

    »
    without the natural or usual covering
    A affront
    B denudate
    C abide
    D render

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for arc tangent: