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use the fundemental identities to simplify the expression. 1/tan^2x + 1
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use the fundemental identities to simplify the expression. 1/tan^2x + 1
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pgpilot326Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
tan^2 x + 1 = sec^2 x
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pgpilot326Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
also 1/sec x = cos x
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SchlemanBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
but it is sec^2x so is the answer cos^2x?
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NoliecBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
What 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.
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NoliecBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
At that stage my guess is that you'll easily spot something beautiful! :D
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