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September 3, 2015
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**trig identies 5.3 &5.4**

use a sum or difference identity to find an exact value pie/12
*April 26, 2011 by alex*

**trig - identies**

Assume that A and B are in standard position and that sin A = 1/2, cos A >0, tan B = 3/4, and sinB<0 Cos (A-B)
*November 12, 2008 by Anonymous*

**Trig - Identies/equation, please help!**

2Sin(Θ+47°)=1 ΘЄ[0°, 360°) What I did: Sin(Θ+47°)=1/2 Sin 1/2 = Θ+47° 30°+360 = Θ+47° 343° = Θ Ok, so how do i find the other solutions? In this problem its 103°. I think we were suppose to do something with the graphing calculator and ...
*November 12, 2008 by James*

**trig**

The displacement (in centimeters) of a particle moving back and forth along a straight line is given by the equation of motion s= 2 sin pi t + 3 cos pi t, where t is measured in seconds. (a) Find the average velocity during each time period: (i)[1,2] (ii) [1,1.1] (iii) [1, 1....
*September 23, 2008 by Sarah*

**Trig**

Verify each trigonimetric equation by substituting identities to match right hand side of the equation to the hand side of the equation. Please help. -tan^2x+sec^2x=1
*December 8, 2014 by Nancy Jones*

**Trig.**

Please solve this equation. As you write down the steps, please give me a description on what you did. y^3 - 16y^3/2 + 64 = 0
*January 9, 2008 by Hellga*

**Trig/Pre-Calc**

Need help with current Trig problem for tomorrow: Solve the logarithmic equation algebraically. Approximate the result to three decimal places. 6log3(0.5x)=11 I know to start off the equation you divide by 6. I know the answer is 14.988. I just am puzzled on how to receive the...
*May 16, 2011 by Eric*

**Trig**

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

**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*

**algebra**

think of a condition under which product of anytwo binomials is a bionomial. you can support your answer with the help of one of the identies of factorization of polynomials A binomial is a polynomial with two terms. Try (x -a)(x + a)and see what you get.
*April 10, 2007 by Liam*

**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*

**HELPPPPPPP (TRIG)**

solve the equation 2 sec x- tan x = cot x for the interval 0 to 360 please:)
*May 20, 2010 by HELPPPP*

**Trig**

Find the general solution for the equation 4tanx+cotx=5?????? and the steps please? THANYOO!
*October 18, 2010 by Valerie*

**Pre-Calc/Trig...**

Help me please. Solve the equation: (x-3)(x+2)=0 Enter the solution with the lowest value.
*October 16, 2014 by Anonymous*

**trig**

Can someone please help me solve this equation? Solve the equation in the interval [0°, 360°). csc θ = 1 + cot θ
*May 3, 2010 by Dee*

**trig**

if one of a quadratic equation is 1/2-2i, what is the equation. the other root is 1/2+2I but i dont know how to find the equation
*April 5, 2012 by Jess*

**alg2/trig**

what is the smallest value of k that would make the roots of the equation x^2-2x-k imaginary? please help, no idea how to do this.
*January 23, 2012 by lisa*

**trig**

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

**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*

**Pre-Calc/Trig**

Go over this with me please, I forgot how to do it. Solve the polynomial equation. 15x^3-119x^2-10x+16=0
*November 17, 2014 by Anonymous*

**math (final trig problem)**

Solve for x on the interval [0,π/2): cos^3(2x) + 3cos^2(2x) + 3cos(2x) = 4 I havent done trig for a while so what exactly does that mean in solving for x on that interval and how would i go about doing that? Where are you getting these tough trig questions?? how about ...
*April 30, 2007 by jacob*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**Trigonometry**

Can you please help me solve this trig equation for 0 ≤ x ≤ 2π? 9sin^2(x)-6cos(x)-10=0 Thank you!
*December 7, 2008 by Lucy X*

**trig**

solve each equation for 0 less than or equal to x greater than 2š. cot²x-cscx=1 thanks:) step by step please :)
*March 9, 2011 by Rachael*

**Trigonometry/Geometry - Inequalities**

Let a, b, and c be positive real numbers. Prove that sqrt(a^2 - ab + b^2) + sqrt(a^2 - ac + c^2) is greater or equal to sqrt(b^2 + bc + c^2). Under what conditions does equality occur? That is, for what values of a, b, and c are the two sides equal? This looks like a geometry...
*December 7, 2013 by Sam*

**trig**

find an equation of the line that passes through (2,-4) and is parallel to the line 3x-y=1. Write your answer in the form y=mx+b. please help!
*February 26, 2008 by Lou*

**Solving Trig equation**

Solve the trig equation exactly in the interval 0≤x≤2π. tan x + tan π/3 ------------------ = square root 3 1 - tan x tan π/3
*April 27, 2012 by Anonymous*

**trig**

covert polar equation r = 6/(2-3sinč) to rectangular equation
*March 2, 2011 by Anonymous*

**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**

A curve with polar equation r=(8)/7sinx + 36cosx represents a line. This line has a Cartesian equation of the form y=mx+b ,where m and b are constants. Give the formula for y in terms of x . For example, if the line had equation y=2x+3 then the answer would be 2x+3 .
*December 13, 2010 by Audrey*

**Alg2/Trig**

How would I go about solving this equation algebraically? Find the equation of the parabola y=ax^2 + bx+c that passes through the given points. (2,0) (3,-1) (4,0) Thanks.
*March 5, 2009 by Chris*

**trig**

can you please show me in steps how to find f(1+a) in this equation f(x)=-2x^2+4x+6 i know that you will plug in 1+a anywhere there is x. but after that i get confused. also can you tell me how to find the domain and range of a relation for ex. 2x+5y=10 thanks for your help!
*November 14, 2008 by y912f*

**Trig/Pre-Calc**

Could someone please help me on this problem. I'm really confused, and this assignment is due tomorrow. Solve the logarithmic equation algebraically. Approximate the result to three decimal places. log4x-log4(x-1)=1/2 To start off the equation, I know you would do the ...
*May 16, 2011 by Eric*

**Trig?Precalc**

write the rectangular equation x^2+y^2=6 in polar form. I do not want people to just post the answer! Please, show your work so that I can understand how to do these kinds of problems myself! Thank you and God Bless!
*April 19, 2012 by tabby*

**trig 30**

Please help I need to solve the following question for x, where 0<x<2pi. and then write a general solution for the equation. The question is 2cos^2 x + cos x =1. I need to solve this using radian measurement. I solved it using algebra and was told I wasn't allowed. Could...
*April 29, 2010 by Rae*

**trig**

find each value by referring to the graphs of the trig functions. 1. sec 4 pi...i got 0 Find the values for theta for which each equation is true. csc (theta)=1 i got pi over 2 +2 pi n
*October 26, 2008 by gaby*

**Algebra2/Trig**

Find an equation of the parabola with vertex at the origin. Passes through the point (4,6); horizontal axis. I know it has to be y^2=4px. But I don't know what to do with (4,6). Please show step by step. Thanks.
*February 3, 2009 by Vincent*

**trig**

How do I dertermine the measure of theta for the equation 4cos theta - sqrt 12 = 0. My answer was 2pi/3,4pi/3 I'm told it's wrong could you please show me how to do this type of question
*March 17, 2010 by jamie*

**mathh**

this is for proving identies and its fustrating i can't solve this one question! lol x=feta (btw the first part is supposed to be divided by the bottom) 1 + 2sinxcosx + sinxcosx sinx + cosx (1 + 2sinxcosx / sinx + cosx) + sinxcosx
*December 14, 2008 by diana*

**Trig.**

Can someone please help me with this? Find all solutions to the equation in the interval [0,2pi) cos2x=sinx I know I have to use some sort of identity, but I have no idea how to go about to solve this.
*February 27, 2010 by mary*

**TRIGONOMETRY**

Can you please help me with this question on my study guide for my trig final? Thanks! I'd also appreciate if you can check out my other postings and check my work for some other study guide questions. I want to make sure I'm ready for my final. :) 4. Transform each polar ...
*May 16, 2013 by Kate*

**TRIG help quickly please**

Mark any solutions to the equation 2cos2x - 1 = 0. The answer can be more than one. Thank you π/8 -7π/4 15π/4 3π/4
*January 14, 2014 by Greg*

**trig**

How would I solve the following equation for x? 2 sin^2(x) + 3 tanx secx = 2 I've tried the problems from different approaches, but couldn't come up with a solution. Could you please provide your thought process. It would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
*October 1, 2010 by Bethany*

**trig**

solve each equation for č, giving a general formula for all of the solutions: 6. tanč=-1 7. sin(č/2)=1/2 Please show step by step on how to solve these. Im not sure on how to do them. Thank you for your help!
*March 7, 2012 by BreAnne*

**Trig**

can I please have help with these 3 questions? 1. Solve this equation graphically on the interval [0, 2š]. list the solutions. sin(2x)-1=tan x 2. solve sin x cos x= sqrt3/4 3. solve tan^2 x-3tan x+2=0 thank you! show step by step please.
*April 13, 2012 by BreAnne*

**Trig**

Find an equation for the hyperbola described. Foci at (-4,0) and (4,0); asymptote the line y= -x. Please explain the steps of this problem. My book does not get an example of this type of problem and I'm not having any luck working this problem.
*July 19, 2011 by EVJ*

**Pre-Calc/Trig**

Please help-I'm stuck really bad What are the roots of the equation x^2 - 4x + 3 = 0 I think I was suppose to use b^2 - 4ac so it would be -4 - (-4)*1*3 = 12 so the roots would be 12 and -12 Thank you for any help you can provide
*September 6, 2011 by Sheila*

**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*

**Trig**

Solve the trig equation exactly over the indicated interval. tanθ = 0, all real numbers I know the answer is πn, but I don't understand how they got this. I get that tanθ = 0 on π and 2π on the unit circle, so did they just put n on the end of π ...
*April 7, 2013 by Anne*

**trig**

Solve the triginometric equation analytically. Use values of x for 0 less then or equal to x less then 2pi The equation for this question is sin2x + cos2x = 0
*May 1, 2008 by Priya*

**Advanced Functions**

Consider the trig equation: 4sinxcos2x + 4cosxsin2x - 1 = 0 in the Interval [0, 2 pi] Either show that there is no solution to the equation in this domain, or determine the smallest possible solution.
*November 16, 2009 by Anonymous*

**Math - Trig**

The equation y = 20sin(0.5θ - 2) + 40 models the monthly temp for a certain city. Use the equation to predict the temperature in the city during December. Thanks
*October 10, 2013 by Lilly*

**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*

**Math (TRIG)**

Please help me set up these problems. 1.) Find an equivalent equation in rectangular coordinates. r(1 - 2 cos θ) = 1 2.) Find a rectangular equation for the plane curve defined by the parametric equations. x = sec t, y = tan 3.) A projectile is fired with an initial ...
*December 8, 2014 by Amber*

**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*

**trig**

please help me. use trig. identities to find the exact value. tan 25° + tan 5° / 1- tan 25° tan 5°
*April 30, 2010 by ann*

**trig**

please help me. use trig. identities to find the exact value. tan 25° + tan 5° / 1- tan 25° tan 5°
*April 30, 2010 by ann*

**help, bobpursely**

Please take a look at DEVON's trig equation at 9:14 I must be missing something obvious. If the second had been 3sin 2x it would be a straight forward question. The way it stands I was able to "reduce" it to the equation 8sin^4 x - 8sin^2 x + 3sin x + 2 = 0 I tested this ...
*April 16, 2007 by Reiny*

**Trig**

In the equation y=4cos 6x, what does 6 represent? In general for the equation y-acosbx, what does b represent?
*January 22, 2010 by Kevin*

**trig**

what is the rectangular equation for r=12/(3-6cosX).
*April 29, 2008 by mindy*

**trig**

how do you graph the equation y=-2cosx?
*February 15, 2010 by Cutie_27*

**equation trig**

cosx-sinx<1/2
*May 7, 2010 by VesaN*

**Math - Trig**

For the equation 4 cos theta - square root 12 = 0, where 0 < theta < (or equal to) 2 pi, determine the measure of theta. The answers to choose from are: A) pi/ 3, 5 pi/ 3 B) 2 pi/ 3, 4 pi/ 3 C) 5 pi/ 6, 7 pi/ 6 D) pi/ 6, 11 pi/ 6 Please explain and show work, because I ...
*December 12, 2011 by Angi *

**Trig/pre-calc**

r=8cos(theta)+5sin(theta), convert the polar equation into a rectangular equation and then complete the square and determine the center radius...? Help?! I missed the section, and am not getting anywhere with the text...
*August 12, 2011 by A*

**math**

prove these identies sin^2+tan^2=sec^2-cos^2 sin^2 sec^2 +sin^2=tan^2+sin^2
*November 18, 2011 by melissa*

**trig**

For each expression in column I, choose the expression from column II to complete an identity: Column I Column II 1. -tanxcosx A. sin^2x/cos^2x 2. sec^2x-1 B. 1/sec^2x 3. sec x/cscx C. sin(-x) 4. 1+sin^2x D.csc^2x-cot^2x+sin^2x 5. cos^2 x E. tanx I figured #1 is C, #2 is A, ...
*March 19, 2011 by gin*

**Trig**

Two planes leave an airport at the same time, one flying at 300 km/h and the other at 420 km/h The angle between their flight paths is 75 degrees. Aftar three hours, how far apart are they ? i guss i have to use the equation D= b.h but i cant fit the number in spot can u ...
*May 17, 2008 by Doni*

**trig**

x^2 - 3y^2 - 8x + 12y + 16 = 0 What is the center and the domain of the equation?
*March 24, 2010 by dcw*

**trig**

solve the equation 2sin^2X - 3sinX= -1
*March 28, 2010 by sol*

**trig**

find the value of x in the equation sq.rt x plus 5 = sq.rt x + 45
*September 20, 2010 by kay*

**alagbra 2 trig**

solve the equation 2ln(x+5)-1=7
*April 13, 2011 by Anonymous*

**Trig**

What re the roots of the following polynomial equation (x+5)(x+2)(x-5)=0
*January 18, 2013 by Anonymous*

**Alg 2 trig**

Write a sine equation for period= pie, amplitude=1/2, vertical shift up 1 and phase shift left pie/4. How would the equation be written?
*March 9, 2012 by Nicole *

**Pre-Calculus/Trig Check please and help**

Could someone please check the first one and help me with the second one. I'm stuck-Thank you 1.What are theroots of the following polynomial equation? (x+2i)(x-5)(x-2i)(x+8) = 0 I think the roots are -2i,5,2i,-8-you take out the roots as opposites of what are in the equaion ...
*September 5, 2011 by Tabitha*

**math/trig**

What graph is traced by the equation (x, y) = (5sin 12t , 6−5 cos 12t)?Think of another equation that will produce the same graph. Use your calculator to check.
*April 11, 2010 by sally*

**trig**

Please help me! SHORT ANSWER. Write the word or phrase that best completes each statement or answers the question. Verify that each equation is an identity. (sec α + tan α)^2 = 1 + sin α/1 - sin α
*May 2, 2010 by Lilli*

**trig**

N 5 22x2 1 76x 1 430 Use the equation to find N for each year in the table. (b) Discuss how well this equation approximates the data. (c) Rewrite the equation with the right side completely factored. (d) Use your equation from part (c) to find N for each year in the table. Do ...
*July 1, 2011 by mmmm*

**Trig**

in the equation y=acos b(x-h)+k, what exactally does b represent. How is it helpful?
*January 22, 2010 by Kevin*

**trig**

find all solutions of the equation tan(sq)x=1
*February 8, 2010 by claire*

**trig**

2sin(3x-3.14)-1 find the inverse form of this equation
*February 8, 2010 by bob*

**trig**

for the equation 4 cos alpha - square root 12 = 0
*December 31, 2011 by Anonymous*

**trig**

what is the exact value of this equation. cos(20) if it equals pi/4
*February 10, 2013 by Anonymous*

**trig**

how many solutions (answers) does this equation has? sinx=sin1
*April 27, 2013 by Eee*

**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*

**TRIG**

Sketch the graphs of y=cos 2x and y= -0.5 over the domain -pi<x<pi. use an algebraic method to determine the values of x where these two graphs intersect. use exact value. Please help me work this problem out! I sketched the graph, just not sure how to set up the ...
*November 26, 2010 by rio*

**Math Trig Please Help!!!**

Find exact values for all the solutions to the equation cos theta = sqrt 3/2 for -2pi <= theta <= 2pi Theta = Theta = Theta = Theta =
*November 7, 2014 by George*

**Trig**

Find a parametric equation for the ellipse. Make sure that the graph of your parametric equation is a complete ellipse. 3x^2+4y^2=12
*May 14, 2014 by Jasmine*

**trig**

write an algebraic equation equivalent to csc(arctanx)
*June 9, 2008 by Katie*

**Trig**

Verify that each equation is an identity. cos^2x+tan^2xcos^2x=1
*March 16, 2010 by Jill*

**ALGEBRA 2 W/TRIG**

identify the equation of the line through (-7, 10) and horizontal
*August 25, 2010 by ashly*

**ALGEBRA 2 W/TRIG**

identify the equation of the line through (-2, 1) and parallel to y = 3x + 1
*August 25, 2010 by ashly*

**college**

Trig help... equation on the interval [0,2pi]? 2sin^2(x)=sin(x)
*November 3, 2010 by Sam*

**trig**

How would i solve this equation in Radians: cosx + sinx = 0
*December 19, 2010 by Kylie*

**trig**

write each equation in its equivalent logarithmic form 8 7=300
*April 20, 2011 by Shareen*