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Verify the following identity

2 tan x/1+tan^2 x = sin 2x

  • Pre Calculus -

    One of the variations of sin^x + cos^x = 1 is
    1 + tan^2x = sec^2x

    so
    LS = [2(sinx/cosx)]/sec^2x
    = (2sinx/cosx)(1/cos^2x)
    = 2sinxcosx
    = sin 2x
    = RS

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