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We also use radians. Just as there are 360 degrees in a circle, there are 2pi radians in a circle. Compute tan pi/3.

 Jun 28, 2018
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Just the answer: \(\sqrt{3}\)

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 Jun 28, 2018
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To convert  rads to degrees :

 

rads  *  180  / pi      ....so we have...

 

pi / 3  *  180  / pi  =

 

180 /3  =   60°

 

And

 

tan (60°)  = √3  =  tan (pi/ 3 rads )

 

 

cool cool cool

 Jun 28, 2018

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