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ATAN function [Numeric]

Returns the arc-tangent, in radians, of a number.

ATAN( numeric-expression )

The ATAN and TAN functions are inverse operations.

  • numeric-expression   The tangent of the angle.


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
  • SQL/2003   Vendor extension.


The following statement returns the arc-tangent value for 0.52.

SELECT ATAN( 0.52 );