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Hi, can someone give me the answer to this question:
secA-tanA=1/4. Find cosA

I got: CosA=4(1-sinA) Is my answer good?

Now multply each side by (1+sinA)
CosA(1+sinA)=4 cos^2 A
CosA=1/4 (1+sinA)

So you have sinA, now find Cos A from your equation you originally solved.

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    Cos A= 4(1-(15/17))

    cos A= 4(12/17)

    Cos A= 48/17

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