Arctangent

Written by Jerry Ratzlaff on . Posted in Trigonometry

trig function

  • Hypotenuse: The side opposite the right angle "C", is the hypotenuse "c".
  • Opposite Leg: The side opposite to the angle needed "A", is the opposite side "a".
  • Adjacent Leg: The side opposite the hypotenuse and next to the angle needed, is the adjacent side "b".

abbreviations

  • arctan - arctangent

formula

\(\ arctan \theta= \frac {opposite}{adjacent} \)