Can someone help me in equation form with the following question?

Give the value of tan^-1 5

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- Jun 13th 2006, 01:26 PMKiwigirlThe value of tan^-1 5
Can someone help me in equation form with the following question?

Give the value of tan^-1 5 - Jun 13th 2006, 01:45 PMThePerfectHackerQuote:

Originally Posted by**Kiwigirl**

$\displaystyle \approx 78.7^o$

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Also, you already asked this question! Stop Spamming :mad: - Jun 13th 2006, 05:44 PMKiwigirl
Why then did someone else I know personally think the answer was -0.2958 ?

- Jun 13th 2006, 05:48 PMThePerfectHackerQuote:

Originally Posted by**Kiwigirl**

$\displaystyle \tan^{-1}=\frac{1}{\tan x}$

And they calculated it via radian mode.

Thus, that would do it.

(But I am right because this problem concers inverse tangent function) - Jun 13th 2006, 05:57 PMKiwigirl
Oh ok, thank you :)