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Homework Help: How do you write equations in a single sine function?

  1. Feb 20, 2007 #1
    What would the Domain, Range, Amplitude, Period, Phase shift be for y=-3sin(x)+2cos(x)?

    How do you write it as a single sine function equivalent to it? :confused:
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  3. Feb 20, 2007 #2


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    When you have a function of

    that will be equivalent to:

    where R=sqrt(A^2+B^2) and φ=tan^-1 (A/B)
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