posted by George .
I have been trying to verify the below identity. I have been at it for hours, can anyone please help?
1+ cos(theta)/Cos(theta) = tan^2(theta)/sec(theta)-1
(1+cos)/cos = sec + 1
= (sec+1)(sec-1) / (sec-1)
= (sec^2-1)/ (sec-1)
The clue was that sec-1 sitting there on the right side.