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Simplify the following:

(1/cos^{2}θ) - (1/cot^{2}θ)

2. Relevant equations

Various trig identities

3. The attempt at a solution

I tried to make cos^{2}θ into 1-sin^{2}θ and cot^{2}θ into csc^{2}θ-1 but still couldn't find any obvious solution. Help?

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# Homework Help: Trig Identity Simplification

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