## A community for students. Sign up today

Here's the question you clicked on:

## anonymous 5 years ago Write the trigonometric expression in terms of sine and cosine, and then simplify. tan(theta) // sec(theta) - cos(theta)

• This Question is Closed
1. anonymous

tan = sin/cos sec = 1/cos

2. amistre64

nite lol...and you too star :) librarys closing up on me...

3. anonymous

Are you literally in a library?

4. anonymous

Thanks a lot amistre :)

5. anonymous

You can plug in the given suzi has given you and you'll get the following:$\tan \theta /(\sec \theta - \cos \theta) = (\sin \theta/\cos \theta)/[(1-\cos^2 \theta)/\cos \theta]$ now simplify : $= (\cos \theta \sin \theta)/(\cos \theta \sin^2 \theta)$ $= 1/\sin \theta$ ^_^

6. anonymous

good night amistre :)

#### Ask your own question

Sign Up
Find more explanations on OpenStudy
Privacy Policy