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

Simplify:

sin^3(x) - tan^2(x) - cot^2(x) - cos^2(x) + 1 - sin(x)

2. Relevant equations

n/a

3. The attempt at a solution

I don't know where to go after I get to:

sin(x)[sin(x) - cos^2(x)] - tan^2(x) - cot^2(x)

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