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Asked by Chundi Sasidhar kumar reddy

Apr 20, 2015

Find the value of tan 15 degrees

Find the value  of  tan 15 degrees

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Answer

Syeda

Member since Jan 25, 2017

Answer.

Let  tan(15°) = tan(45°-30°)

We know that tan(A - B) = (tanA - tanB) /(1 + tan A tan B)

⇒tan(45°-30°) = (tan45°- tan30°)/(1+tan45°tan30°)

= {1- (1/√3)} / {1+(1/√3)}

∴ tan15° = (√3 - 1) / (√3 + 1)

Raghunath Reddy

Member since Apr 11, 2014

Let  tan(15°) = tan(45°-30°)

We know that tan(A - B) = (tanA - tanB) /(1 + tan A tan B)

⇒tan(45°-30°) = (tan45°- tan30°)/(1+tan45°tan30°)

= {1- (1/√3)} / {1+(1/√3)}

∴ tan15° = (√3 - 1) / (√3 + 1)

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