# How do you find the exact value of #arctan((1/sqrt3)#?

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Jun 30, 2016

#### Explanation:

The sides of length

The base is 1, next to the angle of 60° while the altitude is

We have been given a ratio and asked for an angle. (arctan)

The Tan ratio is

Therefore the angle being referred to is the 30° angle.

However, as the value is positive, this could apply to an angle in the 3rd quadrant as well.