(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

a. tan4x=1

If tanTheta=1, then Theta=pi/4+-npiradians.

4x=pi/4+-npi

x=pi/16+-npi/4

b. sin(x+2pi)+sin(x-2pi)=1/2

sinxcos2pi+cosxsin2pi+sinxcos2pi-sin2picosx=1/2

2sinxcos2pi=1/2

sinxcos2pi=1/4

sinx=1/4

arcsin(1/4)=0.2526+-2npi

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

So how do you know which one to attach +-npi or +-2npi? I have a slight suspicion that it might be due to periods of trig functions, but I don't trust myself when it comes to math.

Thanks.

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# Homework Help: +-2npi OR +-npi How do you know which one to attach?

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