# Quotient property

1. Nov 5, 2005

### bryce postle

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?

Bryce

2. Nov 5, 2005

### NateTG

The tangent is the ratio of two quantities. You should be able to express both of those quantities in terms of of trigonometric functions.

3. Nov 5, 2005

### HallsofIvy

Staff Emeritus
$tan(\theta)$ is defined as $\frac{sin(\theta)}{cos(\theta)}$. Is that what you mean?

4. Nov 8, 2005

### bryce postle

Thank you

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