LlTan

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Summary

Function: float llTan( float theta );

Returns a float that is the tangent of theta.

• float theta angle expressed in radians

Caveats

Because of IEE754 on floats , llTan(PI_BY_TWO) returns -22877332 ( hex: 0xCBAE8A4A) and not infinity

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Examples

// Touch the object with this script in it to see the tangent of random numbers!
default
{
    touch_start(integer num)
    {
        float r = llFrand(TWO_PI);
        llOwnerSay("The tangent of " + (string)r + " in radians or " + (string)(r * RAD_TO_DEG) + " in degrees is " + (string)llTan(r));
    }
}

See Also

Functions

• llSin llAsin sine & inverse Sine
• llCos llAcos cosine & inverse cosine
•  llAtan2 inverse tangent

Deep Notes

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Signature

function float llTan( float theta );