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TAN

SQL Server 2000

Returns the tangent of the input expression.

Syntax
TAN ( float_expression ) 
Arguments
float_expression
Is an expression of data types that can be implicitly converted to float, interpreted as number of radians.
Return Types

float

Examples

The following example returns the tangent of various angles.

CREATE TABLE Tangent ("TAN(0)" float, "TAN(PI()/6)" float, "TAN(PI()/4)" float, "TAN(PI()/3)" float, "TAN(PI()/2)" float)
INSERT INTO Tangent VALUES (TAN(0), TAN(PI()/6), TAN(PI()/4), TAN(PI()/3), TAN(PI()/2))
SELECT * FROM Tangent

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