inverse-tangent

inverse tangent

noun Trigonometry.
Dictionary.com Unabridged

arc tangent

noun Trigonometry.
the angle, measured in radians, that has a tangent equal to a given number. Abbreviation: arc tan; Symbol: tan −1
Also called inverse tangent.


Origin:
1905–10

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To inverse-tangent
American Heritage
Science Dictionary
arc tangent  
The inverse of the tangent function.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary
Copyright © 2002. Published by Houghton Mifflin. All rights reserved.
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature
FAVORITES
RECENT

;