Precalcpossible or impossible (trig)
posted by yv .
is this possible?
sec __=.04

nope, not defined
the secant is the reciprocal of the cosine.
The cosine function has a range between 1 and 1
so the secant of any angle has to be ≥ 1 or ≤ 1
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