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    Is 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.
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    Inverse tan is not the same as 1/tan
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    Can you help explain how to answer this question then please?
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    I don't know what your question means. What are you trying to do?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kiwigirl
    Is this correct?

    Question:
    Describe the transformation which maps the function y = tan x onto the function y = tan x
    I do not know what you mean by that.
    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.
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