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Homework Help: Trig identity

  1. Mar 27, 2006 #1
    tanx +cosx/sinx = secx + cotx
    This is what I have so far

    cos^2x sin^2/cos/sin^2x/cos^2x =sinX^2/cosx/sinx^2

    Thanks for the help in advance.
     
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  3. Mar 27, 2006 #2

    matt grime

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    You might want to make that more strictly typed.

    Not that it really matters, after all, you do know tan is sin/cos, right?
     
  4. Mar 27, 2006 #3

    arildno

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    Get your parentheses right!
    You have the expression:
    [tex]\frac{\tan(x)+\cos(x)}{\sin(x)}[/tex]
    To gain your right hand side, just split that fraction into two fractions in the most natural manner.
     
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