Tau Symbol
The Greek letter τ (tau) is used in trigonometry as a constant to represent a full rotation around a circle in radians. The value of τ is approximately 6.28 and can be calculated by dividing any circle's circumference by its radius.
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Radians  Concept
Radians are a unit that measure angles using the radius of a circle. One radian is equal to the amount of rotation required to travel the length of one radius along the circumference of the circle.
Tau  Concept
τ (tau) is a geometric constant approximately equal to 6.283. The number is naturally occuring as any circle's circumference divided by its radius.