How does tanx = 1 be pi/4 or 5pi/4?????? I'm confused

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- January 31st 2013, 08:01 PMasilvester635A Region Lying Between Two Intersecting Graphs
How does tanx = 1 be pi/4 or 5pi/4?????? I'm confused

- January 31st 2013, 09:35 PMibduttRe: A Region Lying Between Two Intersecting Graphs
tan x = 1, tangent is positive in first and third quadrant. Hence the tan x will be 1 for x = pi/4 ans pi + pi/4 = 5pi/4

- January 31st 2013, 11:58 PMasilvester635Re: A Region Lying Between Two Intersecting Graphs
Don't get your explanation

- February 1st 2013, 05:39 AMibduttRe: A Region Lying Between Two Intersecting Graphs
Your query was as to how does tanx = 1 lead to x = pi/4 and 5pi/4

The reason for the same has been explained. tan pi/4 = 1 as well as tan 5pi/4 = 1 therefore x = pi/4 and 5pi/4 between 0 to 2pi. I hope now it is clear. - February 1st 2013, 08:34 AMHallsofIvyRe: A Region Lying Between Two Intersecting Graphs
Tangent is a periodic function with period . If, for some x and y, tan(x)= y then it is also true that for any integer, n. In particular, so . It is also true that , that , and that, in general, for any integer, n.

- February 1st 2013, 10:54 AMasilvester635Re: A Region Lying Between Two Intersecting Graphs
Oh I get it now.. THANKS!!!!!!!