# Tangent for Acute Angles

- Author:
- Brian Sterr

- Topic:
- Angles

The diagram shows the values of tangent for acute angles.
We can set the adjacent leg of the right triangle to be 1, which would mean that the opposite side would have a length equal to . As we adjust , we can see how its tangent changes, shown by the length of the opposite side.

What happens as gets closer to ?

What happens as gets closer to ?