TAN(3) Linux Programmer's Manual TAN(3)NAME
tan, tanf, tanl - tangent function
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)):
_BSD_SOURCE || _SVID_SOURCE || _XOPEN_SOURCE >= 600 ||
_ISOC99_SOURCE || _POSIX_C_SOURCE >= 200112L;
or cc -std=c99
The tan() function returns the tangent of x, where x is given in radi‐
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.
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 floating-point
exception (FE_INVALID) is raised.
Range error: result overflow
An overflow floating-point exception (FE_OVERFLOW) is raised.
Multithreading (see pthreads(7))
The tan(), tanf(), and tanl() functions are thread-safe.
C99, POSIX.1-2001. The variant returning double also conforms to SVr4,
Before version 2.10, the glibc implementation did not set errno to EDOM
when a domain error occurred.
SEE ALSOacos(3), asin(3), atan(3), atan2(3), cos(3), ctan(3), sin(3)COLOPHON
This page is part of release 3.65 of the Linux man-pages project. A
description of the project, and information about reporting bugs, can
be found at http://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/.