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Loss of significance

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Hey guys.

Anyone knows how can I avoid loss of significance in this function?

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Thanks a lot.


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Rewrite tan x in terms of sin x and cos x and combine the fractions.
 
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Rewrite tan x in terms of sin x and cos x and combine the fractions.
Well, I got this: tg(x) (cos(x) - 1).
Is that good enough? how can I check it?

Thanks a lot.
 

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