Re: Good idea to use ArcTan[x,y] in Solve[], Integrate[] etc?

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg37336] Re: Good idea to use ArcTan[x,y] in Solve[], Integrate[] etc?*From*: Jens-Peer Kuska <kuska at informatik.uni-leipzig.de>*Date*: Thu, 24 Oct 2002 02:55:23 -0400 (EDT)*Organization*: Universitaet Leipzig*References*: <ap5b24$3v9$1@smc.vnet.net>*Reply-to*: kuska at informatik.uni-leipzig.de*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Hi, a potential division by 0 in ArcTan[y/x] ? Regards Jens Frank Iannarilli wrote: > > Hi, > > Is there any wisdom on whether one should employ or avoid the > 2-argument form of ArcTan[], versus ArcTan[y/x], in expressions > involving Solve[] and Integrate[]? > > Is there any harm? Is there any benefit? > > Thanks!

**Follow-Ups**:**Re: Re: Good idea to use ArcTan[x,y] in Solve[], Integrate[] etc?***From:*David Terr <dterr@wolfram.com>