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feldy90
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Is the cotan(theta) function the same as tan^1(theta)?
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feldy90 Group Title
Is the cotan(theta) function the same as tan^1(theta)?
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uzumakhi Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
\[\cot \theta = \frac{ 1 }{ \tan \theta }\]
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feldy90 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
So that's a yes? If I'm entering it into my calculator (there is no cot function), I enter\[\cot(\theta) = \tan^{1}(\theta)\]
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uzumakhi Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
you can't write it as \[\tan ^{1} \theta \]
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feldy90 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Isn't that the same thing...? Doesn't: \[\frac{ 1 }{ \tan(\theta) } = \tan ^{1}(\theta)\]
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uzumakhi Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
no my friend
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feldy90 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
:( okay. Thanks
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irene22988 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
nope. to find cot(theta), do this: 1/(tan(theta))
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uzumakhi Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
when we take tan function from one side of equality to other then we write tan^1
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feldy90 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
So you use tan^1 in something like... To solve for x if tan(x)=a, then x=tan^1(a)
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uzumakhi Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
yes you are right
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feldy90 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Thank you :)
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feldy90 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Can you say\[\csc ^{4}(\theta) = \frac{ 1 }{ \sin ^{4}(\theta) }\]
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irene22988 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yep. in calculator, that would be: 1/(sin(theta))^4
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shubhamsrg Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
1 is a special case in trigonometric functions.. 1 corresponds to inverse function.. thus for 1/sin, we use cosec and likewise..
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feldy90 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Thanks I get it now :)
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shubhamsrg Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
hmm,,glad you do!
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