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OCR A-level Maths Tangent

Tangent

This page covers the following topics:

1. Tangent
2. Tangent graphs and transformations

Tangent of an angle is a ratio between the side opposite to the angle and the side adjacent to the angle.

Tangent

The diagram shows a tangent graph.

Tangent graphs and transformations

1

Find tanB if a = 0.2 and b = 0.5.

Find tanB if a = 0.2 and b = 0.5.

2

What is the period (size of one wave) of a tangent graph?

What is the period (size of one wave) of a tangent graph?

3

Write down the x coordinate of point A on the tangent graph

Write down the x coordinate of point A on the tangent graph

4

Sketch the graph of y = tan(x) + 2.

Sketch the graph of y = tan(x) + 2.

5

Find b if tanB = 2.7 and a = 10.

Find b if tanB =  2.7 and a = 10.

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