tan, tanf, tanl - tangent function

```
#include <math.h>
double tan(double x);
float tanf(float x);
long double tanl(long double x);
```

Link with `-lm`

.

Feature Test Macro Requirements for glibc (see feature_test_macros(7)):

These functions return the tangent of `x`

, where `x`

is given in radians.

On success, these functions return the tangent of `x`

.

If `x`

is a NaN, a NaN is returned.

If `x`

is positive infinity or negative infinity, a domain error occurs, and a NaN is returned.

If the correct result would overflow, a range error occurs, and the functions return **HUGE_VAL**, **HUGE_VALF**, or **HUGE_VALL**, respectively, with the mathematically correct sign.

See math_error(7) for information on how to determine whether an error has occurred when calling these functions.

The following errors can occur:

- Domain error:
`x`

is an infinity `errno`

is set to**EDOM**(but see BUGS). An invalid floating-point exception (**FE_INVALID**) is raised.- Range error: result overflow
An overflow floating-point exception (

**FE_OVERFLOW**) is raised.

For an explanation of the terms used in this section, see attributes(7).

Interface | Attribute | Value |

tan(), tanf(), tanl() | Thread safety | MT-Safe |

C99, POSIX.1-2001, POSIX.1-2008.

The variant returning `double`

also conforms to SVr4, 4.3BSD, C89.

Before version 2.10, the glibc implementation did not set `errno`

to **EDOM** when a domain error occurred.

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