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Examples, solutions, videos, worksheets, games, and activities to help students learn how to find the tangent of an angle in a right triangle using sohcahtoa.

**Tangent Ratios**

Right triangles have ratios that are used to represent their base angles. Tangent ratios, along with cosine and sine ratios, are ratios of two different sides of a right triangle. Tangent ratios are the ratio of the side opposite to the side adjacent the angle they represent.

**Trigonometric Ratio: Tangent**

Given an angle A in a right triangle, then tan A is equal to the length of the leg that is opposite to this angle A, over the length of the leg that is adjacent to this angle A.

A mnemonic that will help you remember this ratio easily: T. O. A. TOA is a mnemonic for tangent, opposite, and adjacent.

**Using the TOA Formula**

**The tangent ratio**
**Trigonometric Ratios - SohCahToa**

This is a video tutorial on the Trigonometric Ratios, Sine, Cosine and Tangent. This video tutorial will help you remember the trig ratios using the acronym, sohcatoa. At the end of the video there will be some sample problems.

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More Lessons for Trigonometry

Math Worksheets

Examples, solutions, videos, worksheets, games, and activities to help students learn how to find the tangent of an angle in a right triangle using sohcahtoa.

Right triangles have ratios that are used to represent their base angles. Tangent ratios, along with cosine and sine ratios, are ratios of two different sides of a right triangle. Tangent ratios are the ratio of the side opposite to the side adjacent the angle they represent.

Given an angle A in a right triangle, then tan A is equal to the length of the leg that is opposite to this angle A, over the length of the leg that is adjacent to this angle A.

A mnemonic that will help you remember this ratio easily: T. O. A. TOA is a mnemonic for tangent, opposite, and adjacent.

This is a video tutorial on the Trigonometric Ratios, Sine, Cosine and Tangent. This video tutorial will help you remember the trig ratios using the acronym, sohcatoa. At the end of the video there will be some sample problems.

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You can use the free Mathway calculator and problem solver below to practice Algebra or other math topics. Try the given examples, or type in your own problem and check your answer with the step-by-step explanations.

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