How to Use IMTAN function in Google Sheets in 2020?

IMTAN functionThe IMTAN function returns the tangent of the given complex number. For example, a given complex number “x+yi” returns “tan(x+yi).”

Parts of an IMTAN formula

IMTAN(number)

Part
Description
Notes

number
The complex number for which you want the tangent.
This can be either the result of the COMPLEX function, a real number (which will be interpreted as a complex number with imaginary part equal to 0), or a string in the format “x+yi” where x and y are numeric.

Sample formulas

IMTAN(COMPLEX(4, 6))

IMTAN(4)

IMTAN(“2+3i”)

Notes

The IMTAN function returns an error if the given number isnâ€™t a valid complex number or if the tangent function is undefined for the given number.

Examples

A
B

1
Formula
Result

2
=IMTAN(COMPLEX(4, 3))
0.00490825806749606+1.00070953606723i

3
=IMTAN(0.213)
0.216280749620508

4
=IMTAN(“2-2i”)
-0.0283929528682323-1.02383559457047i

Related functions

COMPLEX: The COMPLEX function creates a complex number, given real and imaginary coefficients.
IMSIN: The IMSIN function returns the sine of the given complex number.
IMCOS: The IMCOS function returns the cosine of the given complex number.