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Schleman
 2 years ago
use the fundemental identities to simplify the expression. 1/tan^2x + 1
Schleman
 2 years ago
use the fundemental identities to simplify the expression. 1/tan^2x + 1

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pgpilot326
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0tan^2 x + 1 = sec^2 x

pgpilot326
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0also 1/sec x = cos x

Schleman
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but it is sec^2x so is the answer cos^2x?

Noliec
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0What you know is that 1/(tan^2x)+1=1/(sin^2x/cos^2x)+1 which is equal to cos^2x/(sin^2x) + 1, write this on a common denominator.

Noliec
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0At that stage my guess is that you'll easily spot something beautiful! :D
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