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Quotient property

  1. Nov 5, 2005 #1
    sec 0 = 1/cos 0

    Write the quotient property expressing tan 0 as a quotient of two other trigonometric functions....is there someone that please lead me in the right direction?

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  3. Nov 5, 2005 #2


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    The tangent is the ratio of two quantities. You should be able to express both of those quantities in terms of of trigonometric functions.
  4. Nov 5, 2005 #3


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    [itex]tan(\theta)[/itex] is defined as [itex]\frac{sin(\theta)}{cos(\theta)}[/itex]. Is that what you mean?
  5. Nov 8, 2005 #4
    Thank you

    Thank you for your help. I was able to complete this problem.
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