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    The value of tan^-1 5

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

    Give the value of tan^-1 5
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kiwigirl
    Can someone help me in equation form with the following question?

    Give the value of tan^-1 5
    Have a calculator?
    \approx 78.7^o
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    Also, you already asked this question! Stop Spamming
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    Why then did someone else I know personally think the answer was -0.2958 ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kiwigirl
    Why then did someone else I know personally think the answer was -0.2958 ?
    Because they tought,
    \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)
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    Oh ok, thank you
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