Posted by kate on Monday, August 8, 2011 at 10:29pm.
Find cos x if sin x cot x = 4.
I got 4 but isnt it impossible for cos to equal 4? Isnt it only supposed to range from 1 to 1?
the answer choices are
1)4
2)2
3)1
4)sqrt 2

math  MathMate, Monday, August 8, 2011 at 10:39pm
You're quite right!
None of the answers can be correct, since they all exceed 1.
Could you check the question?

math  kate, Monday, August 8, 2011 at 11:21pm
Thanks for answering! and yes i think there is an error in the question

math  MathMate, Monday, August 8, 2011 at 11:33pm
In fact, (3) is a feasible answer, but does not suit the given question.
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