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Trigonometry cos A + 1

  1. Jan 17, 2008 #1
    [SOLVED] Trigonometry cos A + 1

    My little sis needs help w/ the following problem for her homework and to tell you the truth, aside from the fact that I'm too busy I have no idea how to explain this to her step by step. I would appreciate an explanation on how to solve it -- a solution would be fine but even just the steps for solving it would be appreciated. thanks.


    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    Reduce
    (cos A + 1) / cos A
     
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  3. Jan 17, 2008 #2

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    The only thing I can see is the obvious:
    [tex]\frac{cos A+ 1}{cos A}= 1+ \frac{1}{cos A}= 1+ sec A[/itex]
     
  4. Jan 18, 2008 #3

    Thank you very much. I appreciate the help.
     
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