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thanks

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thanks

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Can you give the entire problem?

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all thats given is thatCan you give the entire problem?

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What is the question? What are you asked to find?

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what is =cos2xWhat is the question? What are you asked to find?

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its basically asking you to use the double angle formula

but im not sure how to find those values

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you can find what tan is from cot

then i drew a triangle and got the hypot to be sqrt(41)

but how do i do that math

formula for cos2t = cos^2(t) - sin^2(t)

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Are you forbidden from using a calculator?

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teacher said u can use itAre you forbidden from using a calculator?

but need to know how to do it without one for test

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you have cot = -5/4, find what tan is then recall tan = sin/cos ... or recall cot = cos/sin...

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well i worked it out and i believe i got the answer to be 9/41

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That's what I'm getting

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You might find this link useful: http://www.mhhe.com/math/precalc/ba...tt01paga_s/ch06/downloads/pc/ch06section3.pdf

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