Is this correct?

Question:

Describe the transformation which maps the function y = tan x onto the function y = tan x

Answer:

(See attachment) The transformation is reciprocal.

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- June 13th 2006, 07:36 PMKiwigirlIs this correct?
Is this correct?

**Question:**

Describe the transformation which maps the function y = tan x onto the function y = tan x

**Answer:**

(See attachment) The transformation is reciprocal. - June 18th 2006, 02:30 AMNanpa
Inverse tan is not the same as 1/tan

- June 18th 2006, 03:13 AMKiwigirl
Can you help explain how to answer this question then please?

- June 18th 2006, 03:30 AMNanpa
I don't know what your question means. What are you trying to do?

- June 18th 2006, 09:01 AMThePerfectHackerQuote:

Originally Posted by**Kiwigirl**

Perhaps you wish to state,

Find a one-to-one function which maps tan x ONTO x?

Then the answer is the inverse tangent.

But the inverse tangent has nothing to do with the reciprocal.