18.20 Use tangent ratio to calculate angles and side (Tan = oa\frac{o}{a})
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Use tangent ratio to calculate angles and side (Tan = oa\frac{o}{a})

Tangent ratio is yet another trigonometric ratio for right-angled triangles. Tangent ratio is the ratio of opposite side to adjacent side of a right triangle. Same as the sine and cosine ratios, tangent ratios can be used to calculate the angles and sides of right angle triangles.

Lessons

  • 4.
    Determine the angles and sides using Tangent
  • 5.
    Draw and label a right triangle to illustrate tangent ratio, then calculate the angle.
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Use tangent ratio to calculate angles and side (Tan = oa\frac{o}{a})

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