1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data A triangle with x as the angle, 'a' as the adjacent, 8 as the opposite side and 'h' as the hypotenuse. An intermediate question was to show that sin(x)=cot(x). Now i have to write 'sin(x)=cot(x)' in terms of cos(x) only and solve the quadratic, stating correct value for cos(x) 2. Relevant equations 2. "sin(x)=cot(x)" in terms of cos(x). a*h=8^2 3. The attempt at a solution 3. I have used some trig identities and have got cos^2(x)+cos(x)-1=0. Is this correct? To solve i solved x^2+x-1 using quadratic formula and got 2 answers, one negative. So cos(x) is the positive value..?