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Homework Help: Trigonometry: find minum of y=Tan(x)^p+Cot(x)^q

  1. Jun 6, 2008 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    suppose p and q are positive rational numbers with the condition : 0<x<Pi/2
    find the minimum y=Tan(x)^p+Cot(x)^q
    Note:with trignonometry


    2. Relevant equations



    3. The attempt at a solution
     
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  3. Jun 6, 2008 #2

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    When you posted this before, you were given a pretty good explanation of how to solve this problem. Have you tried that yourself?
     
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