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August 4, 2015

August 4, 2015

Number of results: 4,413

**Precalculus**

How would you solve this trig function: cos2x=sin^2-2 how do you know what trig identities to use?
*August 6, 2011 by Jess*

**precalculus**

how you do you use the power-reducing formula to find the exact value of the trig function: sin^2(37pi/12)
*December 12, 2010 by Jessica*

**Precalculus/Trig 6**

Find the exact value of the following trigonometric functions: sin(13pi), cos(14pi), tan(15pi)
*October 8, 2012 by Greg*

**Precalculus with Trig**

Rewrite the following expression as an algebraic expression in x: cos(arcsin(x))
*April 7, 2013 by Natalie*

**Precalculus/Trig 5**

Find the exact value of thet following trigonometric functions: tan(5pi/6) tan(7pi/6) tan(11pi/6)
*October 8, 2012 by Greg*

**Precalculus**

I'm interested in teaching myself Precalculus and would like to find a good book with lesson plans and assignments. Any ideas?
*January 8, 2010 by Sheryl*

**Precalculus/Trig 3**

The degree measure of an angle theta is 40 degrees. What is the radian Measure of theta? at what point P does the terminal ray intersect the unit circle (what is the ordered paid P(____, ___)?
*October 8, 2012 by Greg*

**Precalculus/Trig 5**

A radio transmission tower is 120 feet tall. How long should a guy wire be if it is to be attached 15 feet from the top and is to make an angle of 26 degrees with the ground? Give your answer to the nearest tenth of a foot
*January 14, 2013 by Anonymous*

**Precalculus/Trig 5**

A radio transmission tower is 120 feet tall. How long should a guy wire be if it is to be attached 15 feet from the top and is to make an angle of 26 degrees with the ground? Give your answer to the nearest tenth of a foot
*January 14, 2013 by Anonymous*

**Precalculus**

Consider the equation 7sin^2x - (4sin2^x)/cosx = -1 a) Put the equation in standard quadratic trig equation form. Why is it 7sin^2x - 8sinx + 1 =0?
*January 27, 2012 by Melissa*

**trig/precalculus**

A crate weighing w pounds sits on a ramp positioned at an angle of x with the horizontal. The forces acting on this crate are modeled by the equation Mwcosx = wsinx, where M is the coefficient of friction. What is an expression for M in terms of x? A. M = tanx B. M = cotx C. M...
*December 13, 2011 by A*

**trig/precalculus**

A crate weighing w pounds sits on a ramp positioned at an angle of x with the horizontal. The forces acting on this crate are modeled by the equation Mwcosx = wsinx, where M is the coefficient of friction. What is an expression for M in terms of x? A. M = tanx B. M = cotx C. ...
*December 13, 2011 by Joesph*

**Advanced Functions/Precalculus**

Trigonometry Questions 1.) Find the exaqct value of tan(11π/12) 2.) A linear trig equation involving cosx has a solution of π/6. Name three other possible solutions 3) Solve 10cosx=-7 where 0≤x≤2π
*December 4, 2013 by john*

**Precalculus/Trig**

I can't seem to prove these trig identities and would really appreciate help: 1. cosx + 1/sin^3x = cscx/1 - cosx I changed the 1: cosx/sin^3x + sin^3x/sin^3x = cscx/1-cosx Simplified: cosx + sin^3x/sin^3x = cscx/1-cosx I don't know where to go from there. 2. (sinx + cosx)(tanx...
*August 15, 2014 by Heather*

**Precalculus Test**

I have a precalculus test coming up and I'm not really understanding how to do everything. Please help. 1. Find the angle betweem 0 and 2pi which is coterminal to the angle -(7pi)/5. Now convert the angle you just found to degrees.
*April 8, 2013 by marie darling*

**precalculus**

Precalculus-------Give an example of three functions f,g,h none of which is a constant function such that? fog=foh but g is not equal to h. I tried with many functions but not getting like f=x g=1+x then h=?or any other example so that we get fog=foh
*September 23, 2012 by Fatima*

**precalc**

Suppose that z1=6-8i. Find: A. The Trig Form of the complex number z1, where your theta is in degrees. B. The Trig form of z1*z2, where z2=5[cos(60degrees)+isin(60degrees)] C. The Trig Form of (z1)^4
*December 5, 2011 by Joshua*

**3-D Coordinates Polar coordinates Precalculus Trig**

The U.S.S. Lollipop is on assignment in the Atlantic Ocean. It travels from a longitude of 70 degrees west to 20 degrees west, along the latitude of 40 degrees north. How far does it travel? (Assume that the radius of the Earth is 6,400 km.) Erm I don't know how to solve this...
*December 18, 2013 by Cambridge*

**Precalculus**

I've tried many times to get the equation to balance using trig identities like half-angle formulas, power-reducing formulas, and double angle formulas, but I couldn't get the equation to equal out. I only need to work one side to make it equal to the other, like a kind of ...
*December 2, 2010 by Christina*

**math**

could someone please refresh my memory of the basic trig functions? ex) cos^2 + sin^2 = 1? That is a trig identity. http://www.sosmath.com/trig/Trig5/trig5/trig5.html
*April 12, 2007 by raychael*

**PreCalculus (PLEASE HELP, IM BEGGING!)**

Can anyone please explain these problems to me?? I really need help!I need to simplify these trig expressions but I don't understand how my teacher is doing it at all and I have a quiz on this tomorrow! I've really been trying but I just don't get it! 1)Mulitply: [cosx/(1-cosx...
*May 5, 2012 by Valerie*

**trig**

What kind of reflections are the following trig functions? y = 3cos(x-1) y = sin(-3x+3) y = -2sin(x)-4
*April 21, 2008 by Joshua*

**trig**

What is the shift along x of the following trig functions? y = (3sinx/2) + 4 y = -2sin(x)-4 y = sin(-3x + 3)
*April 21, 2008 by Amandeep*

**trig**

express the trig. ratios sinA,secA n tanA in terms of cotA.
*May 7, 2011 by Anonymous*

**trig**

How do you solve cos(2arcsin 1/4) using inverse trig. functions??!! PLEASE HELP ME!
*May 9, 2011 by Tor*

**Trig**

Find (if possible) the trig function of the quadrant angle. sec 3pi/2
*June 6, 2011 by Master chief*

**trig**

What kind of reflection does the trig function y = cos(4x/3 minus 1) have?
*April 21, 2008 by Priya*

**trig**

What kind of reflection does the trig function y = cos(4x/3 minus 1) have?
*April 22, 2008 by Chaitanya*

**trig**

how do i do this? give the signs of the six trig functions for each angle: 74 degrees?
*December 3, 2008 by Tay*

**trig**

simplify to a constant or basic trig function.. 1+tan(x)/1+cot(x)
*March 14, 2010 by hilde*

**trig**

find the 5 trig ratios when sin theta = -5/13 and lies in quadrant 3
*September 14, 2011 by karen*

**trig**

use the unit circle to find the exact value for all the trig functions of =2/3.
*February 1, 2010 by Anonymous*

**Trig**

find the exact values of the six trig functions of angle... sin(-315degrees) how do i do this?
*September 1, 2011 by ALISON*

**trig**

I don't know to find the derivative of the following trig functions. Please help. f(x)= cotx h(x0= secx i(x)= cscx
*January 19, 2012 by Claire*

**trig**

I don't know to find the derivative of the following trig functions. Please help. f(x)= cotx h(x)= secx i(x)= cscx
*January 19, 2012 by Claire*

**Trig**

Does anybody know a good website that will hlp me with finding the six trig functions of a point NOT on the unit cricle?
*September 16, 2009 by Anonymous*

**trig**

find the 5 other trig functions if cos(theta) = square root of 2/2 and cotangent is less than 0
*June 9, 2010 by kelly*

**trig**

if (-12,5) is a pointon the terminal side of an angel 0 find the exact value of six trig funcation of 0
*June 19, 2014 by sal*

**trig**

what is the exact value of 7pi for all trig func.?
*February 1, 2010 by claire*

**Trig**

Find (if possible) the trig function of the quadrant angle.
*June 6, 2011 by Master chief*

**trig**

write a product of two trig functions that equals 1.
*November 6, 2011 by Dani*

**Trig**

Solve the following trig equation 2cos(x-π/6)=1
*January 31, 2012 by Matt*

**Trig **

csc thea= -2, quadrant 4. what are the six trig functions?
*May 6, 2013 by Shay*

**trig**

TRIG Identities, Gr. 12: Prove: cot4x=1-tan^2x/2tan2x
*May 23, 2013 by Josh*

**Precalculus Trig (Geometry)**

A large doorway has the shape of a parabolic arch. The doorway is 20 feet high at the top of the arch and 20 feet wide at the base. At a height of 10 feet above the floor, find the width of the arch. If you start the vertex of the parabola at 0,0, that means the equation ...
*April 19, 2015 by Michele*

**trig**

What is the shift along x of the trig function y = cos(4x/3 minus 1)? Any link of proof would be appreciated if you have one Thank you
*April 21, 2008 by Priya*

**trig**

What is the shift along y of the trig function y = cos(4x/3 minus 1)? Any link of proof would be appreciated if you have one Thank you
*April 21, 2008 by Priya*

**trig**

Let Q be an acute angle such that sinQ=.6. Find the values of the following using Trig Identities: cosQ and tanQ
*July 27, 2010 by student*

**Trig**

Use Trig identities to verify that sec^4(x)-tan^4(x)=1+2tan^2(x), Only work with one side of the equation
*March 1, 2011 by Anonymus*

**trig**

how to i find the six trig values for (7pi/3)
*January 12, 2010 by Rak*

**trig**

what's the single trig. function of cos6xcosx-sin6xsinx
*May 17, 2012 by MIK*

**trig**

Suppose that q is in standard position and the given point is on the terminal side of q. Give the exact value of the indicated trig function for q.
*February 21, 2011 by Anonymous*

**Trig**

The next two steps in solving this trig identity question are ??? 1/csctheta x costheta x sintheta x sectheta = sinsqtheta arghhh need help please
*December 17, 2011 by Don*

**trig**

What is the range of the trig function sin(-3x+3)?
*April 21, 2008 by Chaitanya*

**Trig**

Trig Identity. 1-sin^2x/1-cosx
*May 15, 2011 by Jill*

**trig**

write 2+2 squareroot of 3i in trig form.
*May 17, 2012 by ky*

**trig 26**

simplify to a constant or trig func. 1. sec u-tan u/cos v+sin v change expression to only sines and cosines. then to a basic trig function. 2. sin(theta) - tan(theta)*cos(theta)+ cos(pi/2 - theta) 3. (sec y - tan y)(sec y + tan y)/ sec y combine fractions and simplify to a...
*March 14, 2010 by hilde*

**Math- gr.12 Trig. **

Hi, could someone explain to me how to use a counterexample in trig to prove whether something is either an identity or equation? For ex. how would you do that with this question? sec^2x-tan^2x= cos x
*January 11, 2010 by May*

**trig**

Getting ready for trig semester finals. Can't figure out how they are simplifying these equations. (these are the review not actual test) tanx-sqr3=2tanx and 2sin^2+sinx=0
*December 11, 2011 by Josh*

**Please Help!!!!!!**

Decide whether the following problem can be solved using precalculus, or whether calculus is required. If the problem can be solved using precalculus, solve it. If the problem seems to require calculus, explain your reasoning and use a graphical or numerical approach to ...
*January 9, 2012 by Anonymous*

**Trigonometry**

Use the trig Identities to find the other 5 trig functions. Problem 7.)Tan(90-x)=-3/8 8.)Csc x=-13/5 9.)Cot x=square root of 3 10.)Sin(90-x)=-.4563 11.)Sec(-x)=4 12.)Cos x=-.2351 I need HELP!
*January 5, 2010 by Jennifer*

**trig**

I am currently taking a trig class. I need help understanding how to solve for sin,cos, and tan in problems which give an angle and a side length or the hypotenus. Any help would be muchly appreciated
*February 11, 2015 by Ben*

**trig**

combine fractions and simplify to a multiple of a power of a basic trig. function.? sin x/cotx - sin x/cosx
*March 15, 2010 by hilde*

**trig**

I have heard that trig CAN be super easy, that there are just, like, 10 rules you need to memorize then all the problems are easy. ... Does anyone know what these are? Thanks!
*April 7, 2008 by jennifer*

**Trig**

Im having serious issues with verifying Trig. identities. Please help! Here is an example: (tanX-secX)^2= 1-sinX/1+sinX
*November 7, 2011 by Rachel*

**trig**

Solving Trig Functions: How Do You Solve For Sin 7.5 Using Half-Angle and Double-Angle Identities?
*September 22, 2010 by Spy[c]*

**Trig**

Find values of all six trig functions if sin(theta)= 4/5 and theta is in the second quadrant.
*August 23, 2011 by Lucy*

**trig**

If cos 0 = - 1/2 and tan 0 > 0, find the quadrant that contains the terminal side of 0, and then find the exact values of the other five trig functions of 0.
*May 14, 2011 by shawn*

**Precalculus/Trig**

Prove the following identity: 1/tanx + tanx = 1/sinxcosx I can't seem to prove it. This is my work, I must've made a mistake somewhere: Converted 1/tanx: 1/sinx/cosx + sinx/cosx = 1/sinxcosx Simplified 1/sinx/cosx: cosx/sinx + sinx/cosx = 1/sinxcosx Found common denominator ...
*August 14, 2014 by Heather*

**trig**

find the exact values of the six trig functions of theta equals six pi divided by 8
*October 17, 2011 by don*

**trig**

2sin(4x)[(cos(3/2)x)(cos(5x/2)-sin((15/4)x)]+x can someone simplify this using trig identities?
*May 13, 2012 by Brianna*

**trig**

Determine if the value of each trig function is positive, negative, zero, or undefined. a) tan 310 degrees b) cos 7pi/6 c) sin -245 degrees d) sec( -7/2)
*January 26, 2012 by Anonymous*

**algebra/trig**

1.Find the domain f(x)=(x^(2)-9) 2. Find all six trig functions for (-3,4)
*June 8, 2011 by Mike*

**Trig**

HELP!!!! I dont know how to do the trig identity with this problem csc^4 x-cot^4x= Csx^2 x + cot^2x
*March 8, 2012 by Quetzally*

**trig**

hi, I have a placement test coming up tomorrow, and I'm pretty confident about all the stuff that's going to be there except trigonometry. I took trig two years back and I understood it very well. But now it's been so long and I can't even remember the basics. Is there any ...
*June 1, 2010 by y912f*

**trig**

Find the exact values of the other trig functions of theta given sec theta=7 and sin theta is less than 0.
*May 8, 2011 by Nick*

**trig**

Prove the following trig identity: 1 + sinx = sinx(1+cscx)
*November 4, 2009 by Anonymous*

**trig**

how do i find six trig functions for cos(pi over 2-x)=3/5, cos x=4/5?
*October 19, 2010 by Anonymous*

**trig**

how to graph thr trig function f(x)3x-180)+2 and the parent function?
*January 7, 2013 by kim*

**graphing trig functions**

for graphing basic trig functions such as y=2sinx or y=1/3cosx, how do you know what the points are to graph with out using a calculator?
*May 18, 2012 by bkue*

**Trig**

Prove the trig identity cos(4x)=2-sec^2(2x)/sec^2(2x)
*April 13, 2010 by leo*

**Trig**

Prove the trig identity cos(4x)=2-sec^2(2x)/sec^2(2x)
*April 14, 2010 by kristina*

**trig**

prove the trig identity cos(4x) = 2-sec^2(2x)/sec^2(2x)
*April 14, 2010 by kevin*

**trig**

use trig identities to rewrite: (1/(1-cos4v))-(1/(1+cos4v))
*August 26, 2011 by liz*

**PreCalculus**

h t t p : / / w w w . j i s k h a . c o m / d i s p l a y . c g i ? i d = 1 2 5 9 7 1 4 6 2 0
*December 1, 2009 by Joe *

**precalculus**

3.6 ln 29
*July 16, 2011 by Denise*

**Precalculus**

ln x -4 In 3 =ln (1/5 x)
*December 11, 2012 by Sarah*

**trig**

Write the expression and evaluate. There is only one answer whIch should match the range of the inverse trig function. Sec^-1(-2) I got 2pi/3 could someone tell me if that is right? And if not, could someone please explain how to get the answer.
*September 5, 2011 by Charles*

**Trig**

How do i set this trig problem up? PLEASE help me. Find tan (s + t) given that sin s = 1/4, with s in quadrant 2, and sin t = -1/2, with t in quadrant 4.
*May 3, 2010 by Dave*

**Math - Trig**

Hi I have a Trig question that i dont understand, can someone please explain how to solve for it using cosine law?? A Clock with a radius of 15 cm has an 11 cm minute hand and a 7 cm hour hand. How far apart, to the nearest centimetre, are the tips of the hands at each time? a...
*April 30, 2008 by Mark*

**Precalculus Trig (Geometry)**

A rectangular doorway is 38 meters wide and 60 meters high. The doorway is capped with a semi-ellipse that is 13 meters high at its center. Find the height h of the doorway and window 5 meters from the center. From the ellipse equation, I can see that a should be 19 and b ...
*April 19, 2015 by Michele*

**precalculus**

for f(x)= (3-5x)^1/2, find f(x+h)-f(x)/h
*August 1, 2010 by Ria*

**PRECALCULUS**

factor x^3 - 2x^2 + x - 2
*April 27, 2011 by YOSHINATOR*

**Precalculus**

Solve 5x^3 6x^2 4x 8 = 0
*October 18, 2011 by R*

**Precalculus**

Solve for a. a/a+5 - 2 = 3a/a+5
*August 29, 2013 by B*

**precalculus II**

Solve: (x-2)5^x = 5^(x+2)
*February 4, 2014 by GAGAN*

**precalculus II**

Solve: (x-2)5^x = 5^(x+2)
*February 4, 2014 by GAGAN*

**precalculus**

solve: 5 ^(x+2) - 5^(x+1) = 5
*February 15, 2014 by mann*

**Trig**

A ramp 38' long rises to a platform. The bottom of the platform is 20' from the foot of the ramp. Find x , the angle of elevation of the ramp. Round your answer to the nearest hundredth of a degree. After this question I'm done with TRIG!!! Thanks
*May 15, 2011 by Rachal*

**trig**

how would you verify this trig identity (1+cos(x) / 1-cos(x)) - (1-cos(x) / 1+cos(x)) = 4cot(x)csc(x) ? help please!
*June 25, 2008 by amanda*