# Trigonometry Examples

Solve for x tan(x) = square root of 3
Take the inverse tangent of both sides of the equation to extract from inside the tangent.
The exact value of is .
The tangent function is positive in the first and third quadrants. To find the second solution, add the reference angle from to find the solution in the fourth quadrant.
Simplify .
To write as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by .
Write each expression with a common denominator of , by multiplying each by an appropriate factor of .
Combine.
Multiply by .
Combine the numerators over the common denominator.
Simplify the numerator.
Move to the left of .