What is the exact value of #tan 45#?

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Jake M. Share
Mar 26, 2018

Answer:

#tan(45 ^circ) = 1#

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A 45-45-90 triangle has legs of identical length and a hypotenuse of #sqrt2# times that.

By SOHCAHTOA, tangent is opposite over adjacent, which are the two legs. Since they have the same length, #tan(45 ^circ) = 1#

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