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simplify (1-cot^2x sec^2x) / ( cot^2x)

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  1. And show work please!

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    posted by Lola
  2. I usually change all I can to sines and cosines.
    Have you tried that ?

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    posted by Reiny
  3. I did but I got lost :(

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    posted by Lola
  4. In this case, just divide through by cot^2 to get

    tan^2 - sec^2 = -1

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    posted by Steve
  5. Wow I feel stupid. Lol thanks tho!

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    posted by Lola
  6. We've all been there.

    Good judgment comes from experience.
    Experience comes from bad judgment.

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