pottersheep
Trig Identities help please!
Simplify:
(sin^2x + sinx + sinxcosx +cosx)/(sinx+cosx)



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pottersheep
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The answer should be sinx +1 ! I dont know how to get that :(

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Try factoring the numerator

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Ok I'll try that

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How do I factor that top?

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OO

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try getting a common factor. you may not be able to see it right away, so factor a couple terms at a time and you might see it

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Whoa I got it! Thanks! I did group factoring, so it became
(sinx+cosx) (sinx+1)