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Use even and odd properties of the trigonometric functions to find the exact value of the expression.



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csc ( pi / 6 )

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Well, here we go:
You started with: \[\csc (\frac{ \pi }{ 6 })\] Is that right?

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Yes

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Now, what is equal to csc (x)? (In terms of another trig function)

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1/sin?

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Okay good, now we get this: \[\csc (\frac{ \pi }{ 6 }) = \frac{ 1 }{ \sin(\frac{ \pi }{ 6 }) }\] Correct?

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Yes,

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So what do you get for:
\[\sin (\frac{ \pi }{ 6 })\]

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.5

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Great, now what is 1/(1/2)?

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2

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And that's your answer :D

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Okay, thank you for the help.! :)

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No problem kiddo.