# SOLUTION: Give a point (5,-5)on the terminal side of angle 0 find the value of tan.

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Trigonometry-basics Question 207936: Give a point (5,-5)on the terminal side of angle 0 find the value of tan.Answer by Edwin McCravy(8999)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Given a point (5,-5)on the terminal side of angle q find the value of tanq ``` Plot the point (5,-5) Draw the radius vector from the origin to the point (5,-5): Indicate with a curved line the angle q measured counter-clockwise from the right side of the x-axis around to the radius vector. Draw the x and the y coordinates, forming a right triangle: Draw another arc (the red one below) to represent the REFERENCE angle, the one with vertex at the origin which is inside the triangle: Since The side OPPOSITE the reference angle (red arc) is y=-5 and the ADJACENT side to the reference angle is x=5, then the tangent of the angle in standard position which is q, (black arc), has the tangent , so we end up with tanq = Edwin```