(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

1/cscx-sinx = secx tanx

2. Relevant equations

cscx = 1/sinx

secx = 1/cosx

3. The attempt at a solution

1/cscx-sinx = secx tanx

L.S.

= 1/cscx-sinx

= 1/(1/sinx)-sinx

R.S.

= secx tanx

= (1/cosx)(sinx/cosx)

This is where I'm getting confused. Why can't I make the L.S equal the Right side?

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