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ArcTanDegree

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Compute the inverse tangent of a number and return a result in degrees

Contributed by: Paco Jain (Wolfram Research)

ResourceFunction["ArcTanDegree"][x]

computes the inverse tangent of x in degrees.

Details and Options

ArcTanDegree is a mathematical function, suitable for both symbolic and numerical manipulation.
ArcTanDegree[x] always returns a value between -90 and 90.
For certain special arguments, ArcTanDegree automatically evaluates to exact values.
ArcTanDegree can be evaluated to arbitrary numerical precision.
ArcTanDegree automatically threads over lists.

Examples

Basic Examples

Compute the inverse tangent of a number:

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ResourceFunction["ArcTanDegree"][1]
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Plot over a given range of values:

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Plot[ResourceFunction["ArcTanDegree"][x], {x, -5, 5}]
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Scope

Evaluate numerically:

In[3]:=
ResourceFunction["ArcTanDegree"][43.1]
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Evaluate to high precision:

In[4]:=
N[ResourceFunction["ArcTanDegree"][26], 50]
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Requirements

Wolfram Language 11.3 (March 2018) or above

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