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anonymous
 5 years ago
factor and simplify the expression: cos^2x+cos^2xcot^2x
anonymous
 5 years ago
factor and simplify the expression: cos^2x+cos^2xcot^2x

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0hey, that's just cot^2(x)!

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0cos^2 + cos^2 cos^2  is what I see so far sin^2

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0=cos^2(x)(1+cos^2(x)/sin^2(x)) =cos^2(x)((sin^2(x)+cos^2(x))/sin^2(x)) =cos^2(x)/sin^2(x) =cot^2(x)

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0or factor out a cos^2 lol

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0cos^2(1+cot^2) cos^2(csc^2) cos^2  = 1 ...... cos^2

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0let me check my 1+cot^2

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0sin^2 + cos^2 = 1   sin^2 sin^2 sin^2 1 + cot^2 = csc^2.... my bad lol

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0cos^2  = cot^2 smarty was right :) sin^2

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yours more elegant tho

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i did it with one synapse tied behind my right prefrontal lobe ;)
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