# Pre-Calculus

Write an algebraic expression in x for sec(arcsin(x/sqrt(x^(2) +4)))

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1. sin A = x/sqrt(x^2+4)

draw that right triangle
side adjacent to A is
sqrt (x^2+4-x^2) = sqrt 4 = 2
so
cos A = 2/sqrt(x^2+4)
sec A = 1/cos A = sqrt(x^2+4)/2

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