Caption: Tangent graph. Animation showing the relationship between a circle (red) and a tangent graph. The tangent of a curve is a straight line that just touches the curve, but does not intersect it. The rod that traces the tangent is an extension of the wheel's diameter. As the wheel rotates, it insects the plane of the graph (purple) and traces the tangent (blue). When the rod is completely vertical it is not intersecting the graph and tan is equal to infinity. Subsequent rotation leads to a negative value of tan.

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Keywords: animated, animation, black background, curve, differential geometry, graph, intersecting, intersection, mathematical, mathematics, maths, radians, rotation, tan, tangent, tangent function, trigonometry, wheel

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Tangent graph, animation

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Duration: 00:00:16

Frame size: 1920x1080

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