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    Determining amplitude and period

    I know to do this for the sin function but not for the tan function.

    How do you find the period and the amplitude of
    y=5tan3x

    The answer is
    period: pi/3
    amplitude: not applicable
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    Quote Originally Posted by juliak View Post
    I know to do this for the sin function but not for the tan function.

    How do you find the period and the amplitude of
    y=5tan3x

    The answer is
    period: pi/3
    amplitude: not applicable
    The amplitude is not applicable because the tan function is unbounded, the period is 1/3-rd the period of tan which is pi radians

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