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anonymous
 5 years ago
How do you simplifiy the expression: (1+ cot theta)(1cot theta)  csc^2 theta ?
anonymous
 5 years ago
How do you simplifiy the expression: (1+ cot theta)(1cot theta)  csc^2 theta ?

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0could give clear eqautin

mathteacher1729
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Perfect square binomial: \[(1x)(1+x)=1x^2\] In this case "x" = \(\cot(\theta)\). So that means \( (1+\cot (\theta))(1\cot (\theta)) = 1  \cot^2(\theta)\) The expression is now \(1\cot^2(\theta)  \csc^2(\theta)\). We can use some trig identities here to reduce \(1csc^2(\theta) = cot^2(\theta)\) Now our final answer is almost in front of us. :)

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what math teacher said. nice

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0u reduce it further by simplifying csc and cot..?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i completely understand the first part! thanks!

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I'm just saying..its not an equation. it needs to be simplified to an expression

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0rewrite everything (after last step) in terms of sine and cosine and it will be easier

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so the answer is (1  cot^2 theta)  csc theta right?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0nevermind. 2cot^2 theta right?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well i guess there are many ways to write this. i got

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0we start with \[cot^2(\theta)csc^2(\theta)\]

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0wait can I guess. thank you btw! i really appreciate your help. 2cot^2 theta

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0hold on i forgot the original question

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes! that is what i got after confusing myself. good work

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ahhh thank you so much!!!!!
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