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Identify 4 points on the graph of y = tan x with 0<=x<=π/2

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frantzjoseph | Student, Undergraduate | eNoter

Posted May 9, 2012 at 12:40 AM via web

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Identify 4 points on the graph of y = tan x with 0<=x<=π/2

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rcmath | High School Teacher | (Level 1) Associate Educator

Posted May 9, 2012 at 1:55 AM (Answer #1)

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We can find infinetly many points on this graph. For example

x=0 => tan0=0

(0,0)

x=Pi/6 => tan (Pi/6)=`sqrt(3)/3~~0.58`

(0.52,0.58)

x=Pi/4~0.785 => tan (Pi/4)=1 

(0.785,1)

x=Pi/3 => tan(Pi/3)=`sqrt(3)~~1.73`

(1.046,1.73)

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