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TAN function [Numeric]

Returns the tangent of a number.


TAN( numeric-expression )


numeric-expression    An angle, in radians.


The ATAN and TAN functions are inverse operations.

This function converts its argument to DOUBLE, performs the computation in double-precision floating point, and returns a DOUBLE as the result.

See also
Standards and compatibility

The following statement returns the value of the tan of 0.52.

SELECT TAN( 0.52 );