TAN
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NAME
tan, tanf, tanl  tangent function
SYNOPSIS
#include <math.h>
double tan(double x);
float tanf(float x);
long double tanl(long double x);
Link with lm.
Feature Test Macro Requirements for glibc (see
feature_test_macros(7)):
tanf(),
tanl():

_BSD_SOURCE  _SVID_SOURCE  _XOPEN_SOURCE >= 600  _ISOC99_SOURCE 
_POSIX_C_SOURCE >= 200112L;
or
cc std=c99
DESCRIPTION
The
tan()
function returns the tangent of x, where x is
given in radians.
RETURN VALUE
On success, these functions return the tangent of
x.
If
x
is a NaN, a NaN is returned.
If
x
is positive infinity or negative infinity,
a domain error occurs,
and a NaN is returned.
If the correct result would overflow,
a range error occurs,
and the functions return
HUGE_VAL,
HUGE_VALF,
or
HUGE_VALL,
respectively, with the mathematically correct sign.
ERRORS
See
math_error(7)
for information on how to determine whether an error has occurred
when calling these functions.
The following errors can occur:
 Domain error: x is an infinity

errno
is set to
EDOM
(but see BUGS).
An invalid floatingpoint exception
(FE_INVALID)
is raised.
 Range error: result overflow

An overflow floatingpoint exception
(FE_OVERFLOW)
is raised.
CONFORMING TO
C99, POSIX.12001.
The variant returning
double
also conforms to
SVr4, 4.3BSD, C89.
BUGS
Before version 2.10, the glibc implementation did not set
errno
to
EDOM
when a domain error occurred.
SEE ALSO
acos(3),
asin(3),
atan(3),
atan2(3),
cos(3),
ctan(3),
sin(3)
COLOPHON
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Index
 NAME

 SYNOPSIS

 DESCRIPTION

 RETURN VALUE

 ERRORS

 CONFORMING TO

 BUGS

 SEE ALSO

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