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I just got hired a few months ago as an mechanical engineer at a small start up company and need help solving an equation that I've spent hours after hours on trying to figure out. If anyone could offer advice and or steps to get the solution I'd very much appreciate it. I think I've tried almost everything but apparantly not cause I can't figure out how to solve for x. Here is the equation: 0.5*cos(x)-0.875*sin(x)*cos(x)+A*sin^2(x)=A

I'd show you all the steps I've tried but it would take me several hours to type them all in here. I tried converting everything to both sin and cos but that didn't seem to work. Thanks in advance to any geniouses out there...

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