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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 ...
November 12, 2008 by James
Trig identies, Calculus
Use the identities cos^2 x + sin^2 x =1 and cos2x=cos^2 x -sin^2 x to show that cos^4 x -sin^4 x = cos2x Im not sure how, I can solve my problem with half angle identities but im not sure where to start with this.
February 25, 2017 by Anon
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
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
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
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
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 (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
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
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
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
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
Find an equation for the tangent to the curve y=1+ (sqrt2)(csc(X)) + cot(X). I just learned, though my teacher wasn't super good with explaining, derivatives for trig functions but they still aren't making too much sense. Could you please give me a step by step solution for ...
December 16, 2015 by Cindy
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
solve each equation for è, giving a general formula for all of the solutions: 6. tanè=-1 7. sin(è/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
can I please have help with these 3 questions? 1. Solve this equation graphically on the interval [0, 2ð]. 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
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
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
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
Math - Trig
Hi I have a Trig question that i don't 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? ...
April 30, 2008 by Mark
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
For csc^2 A-1/cot A csc A, what is the simplest equivalent trig expression? The answers I have to choose from are sin A, cosA, tan A or csc A, but I don't know how?? csc theta= 1/sin theta but its ^2. Help please I don't even no where to begin
March 10, 2010 by Tye
1. what trig function has an amplitue of 1 and negative values for angles between π/2 and π? 2. what trig function never crosses the x-axis and has a value of 2 at π/6? are these correct? 3. what trig function has a period of π and is undefined for -π/...
September 28, 2015 by anon
Write the expression and evaluate. There should only be one answer which should match the range of the inverse trig function. Sec^-1(-2) sec^-1(-sqrt2) Cos^-1((-sqrt3)/2) Tan^-1(-sqrt3) Could someone explain how to get the answer as well please.
September 3, 2011 by Anonymous