# Why are these two values the same?

Why do we change tan 30 = 1/sqrt3 to sqrt3/3 ?

Why can't I leave tan 30 as 1/sqrt3

This is for a right angled triangle with a hypotenuse of 2.

Thanks (in advance) for the help.

Why can't I leave tan 30 as 1/sqrt3

This is for a right angled triangle with a hypotenuse of 2.

Thanks (in advance) for the help.

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