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anonymous
 4 years ago
h(t)=cot t , itervals given, π/4,3π/4 finally got the equation written out, took me and while to figure it out, sorry. book answer is 4/pi but I have no idea how to set this up
anonymous
 4 years ago
h(t)=cot t , itervals given, π/4,3π/4 finally got the equation written out, took me and while to figure it out, sorry. book answer is 4/pi but I have no idea how to set this up

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anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what does it mean "the answer is \[\frac{4}{\pi}\]? there is no question, just a definition of a function \[h(t)=\cot(t)\]

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0average rate of change

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh that is a question!

amistre64
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2average rate of change:\[\frac{change. in. y}{change.in.x}\]from begining to end

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[\frac{h(\frac{3\pi}{4})h(\frac{\pi}{4})}{\frac{3\pi}{4}\frac{\pi}{4}}\]

amistre64
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2\[\frac{cot(3pi/4)cot(pi/4)}{3pi/4pi/4}\]

amistre64
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2latex is slowing me down lol

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i can do the bottom: \[\frac{3\pi}{4}\frac{\pi}{4}=\frac{\pi}{2}\]

amistre64
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2can we factor out a cot up top?

amistre64
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2tanpi/4 = 1; flip for cot = 1 tan3pi/4 = 1; flip for cot = 1

amistre64
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.211 = 2 for the top

amistre64
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2\[\frac{2}{pi/2}=\frac{4}{pi}\]

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I swear math makes me seriously think I may be retarded, I just cant understand it. Very difficult for my 30 year old brain. LOL...

amistre64
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2just wait till your my age :)

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I hope I catch on fairly quickly because I have to pass this course.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Thank you both very much!!

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.030!! i never met anyone so old....

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I know! Old as dirt! LOL, at least that is how Cal. makes me feel anyway, I should know this stuff :(

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Sorry to jump in after 7months on this question, but I'm having trouble understanding how you factored out the cot for the top. I'm getting stuck at \[\cot(3\pi/4)−\cot(\pi/4)\] How did you arrive at 1 and 1 for the top? I plugged it into my calculator and it came up something like 0.01something.

amistre64
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2i believe that 7 months ago that was a joke :) pi/4 radians is equivalent to 45 degrees. the tangent of an angle is the slope of the line that the radius makes with the positive x axis. the cotangent is just the inverse of the tangent. dw:1346155666663:dw tan(pi/4) = n/n = 1, the inverse of 1 is: 1 when we have three pi/4 s, we end up with a 135 degree angle; dw:1346155817540:dw as such; tan(3pi/4) = n/n = 1, the inverse is: 1 1  (1) = 2

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ah! Thank you so much! I got the beginning bit, and the last bit, but not the actual cot bit. My prof skipped the precal review, and in retrospect I knew I should've looked it over before classes started. Thanks for going into such depth, really helps. ^_^
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