Trig - Identies/equation, please help!

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trig identies 5.3 &5.4

use a sum or difference identity to find an exact value pie/12

trig - identies

Assume that A and B are in standard position and that sin A = 1/2, cos A >0, tan B = 3/4, and sinB<0 Cos (A-B)

Trig - Identies/equation, please help!

2Sin(Θ+47°)=1 ΘЄ[0°, 360°) What I did: Sin(Θ+47°)=1/2 Sin 1/2 = Θ+47° 30°+360 = Θ+47° 343° = Θ Ok, so how do i find the other solutions? In this problem its 103°. I think we were suppose to do something with the graphing calculator ...

Trig identies, Calculus

Use the identities cos^2 x + sin^2 x =1 and cos2x=cos^2 x -sin^2 x to show that cos^4 x -sin^4 x = cos2x Im not sure how, I can solve my problem with half angle identities but im not sure where to start with this.

trig

The displacement (in centimeters) of a particle moving back and forth along a straight line is given by the equation of motion s= 2 sin pi t + 3 cos pi t, where t is measured in seconds. (a) Find the average velocity during each time period: (i)[1,2] (ii) [1,1.1] (iii) [1, 1....

Trig.

Please solve this equation. As you write down the steps, please give me a description on what you did. y^3 - 16y^3/2 + 64 = 0

Trig

Verify each trigonimetric equation by substituting identities to match right hand side of the equation to the hand side of the equation. Please help. -tan^2x+sec^2x=1

Trig/Pre-Calc

Need help with current Trig problem for tomorrow: Solve the logarithmic equation algebraically. Approximate the result to three decimal places. 6log3(0.5x)=11 I know to start off the equation you divide by 6. I know the answer is 14.988. I just am puzzled on how to receive the...

Trig

Solve the following trig equation 2cos(x-π/6)=1

Trig

Use Trig identities to verify that sec^4(x)-tan^4(x)=1+2tan^2(x), Only work with one side of the equation

Math- gr.12 Trig.

Hi, could someone explain to me how to use a counterexample in trig to prove whether something is either an identity or equation? For ex. how would you do that with this question? sec^2x-tan^2x= cos x

algebra

think of a condition under which product of anytwo binomials is a bionomial. you can support your answer with the help of one of the identies of factorization of polynomials A binomial is a polynomial with two terms. Try (x -a)(x + a)and see what you get.

HELPPPPPPP (TRIG)

solve the equation 2 sec x- tan x = cot x for the interval 0 to 360 please:)

Trig

Find the general solution for the equation 4tanx+cotx=5?????? and the steps please? THANYOO!

Pre-Calc/Trig...

Help me please. Solve the equation: (x-3)(x+2)=0 Enter the solution with the lowest value.

trig

Can someone please help me solve this equation? Solve the equation in the interval [0°, 360°). csc θ = 1 + cot θ

alg2/trig

what is the smallest value of k that would make the roots of the equation x^2-2x-k imaginary? please help, no idea how to do this.

trig

How do you solve cos(2arcsin 1/4) using inverse trig. functions??!! PLEASE HELP ME!

trig

I don't know to find the derivative of the following trig functions. Please help. f(x)= cotx h(x0= secx i(x)= cscx

trig

I don't know to find the derivative of the following trig functions. Please help. f(x)= cotx h(x)= secx i(x)= cscx

trig

if one of a quadratic equation is 1/2-2i, what is the equation. the other root is 1/2+2I but i don't know how to find the equation

Pre-Calc/Trig

Go over this with me please, I forgot how to do it. Solve the polynomial equation. 15x^3-119x^2-10x+16=0

math (final trig problem)

Solve for x on the interval [0,π/2): cos^3(2x) + 3cos^2(2x) + 3cos(2x) = 4 I havent done trig for a while so what exactly does that mean in solving for x on that interval and how would i go about doing that? Where are you getting these tough trig questions?? how about ...

Please help me with trig.

One more problem.. Given sin t= 3/11 and cos t<0, find the values of the remaining 6 trig functions.

Trig

The next two steps in solving this trig identity question are ??? 1/csctheta x costheta x sintheta x sectheta = sinsqtheta arghhh need help please

math

could someone please refresh my memory of the basic trig functions? ex) cos^2 + sin^2 = 1? That is a trig identity. http://www.sosmath.com/trig/Trig5/trig5/trig5.html

Precalculus

Consider the equation 7sin^2x - (4sin2^x)/cosx = -1 a) Put the equation in standard quadratic trig equation form. Why is it 7sin^2x - 8sinx + 1 =0?

Trigonometry

Can you please help me solve this trig equation for 0 ≤ x ≤ 2π? 9sin^2(x)-6cos(x)-10=0 Thank you!

Trigonometry/Geometry - Inequalities

Let a, b, and c be positive real numbers. Prove that sqrt(a^2 - ab + b^2) + sqrt(a^2 - ac + c^2) is greater or equal to sqrt(b^2 + bc + c^2). Under what conditions does equality occur? That is, for what values of a, b, and c are the two sides equal? This looks like a geometry...

trig

solve each equation for 0 less than or equal to x greater than 2ð. cot²x-cscx=1 thanks:) step by step please :)

trig

find an equation of the line that passes through (2,-4) and is parallel to the line 3x-y=1. Write your answer in the form y=mx+b. please help!

Solving Trig equation

Solve the trig equation exactly in the interval 0≤x≤2π. tan x + tan π/3 ------------------ = square root 3 1 - tan x tan π/3

Trig

Im having serious issues with verifying Trig. identities. Please help! Here is an example: (tanX-secX)^2= 1-sinX/1+sinX

trig

covert polar equation r = 6/(2-3sinè) to rectangular equation

Trig

A curve with polar equation r=(8)/7sinx + 36cosx represents a line. This line has a Cartesian equation of the form y=mx+b ,where m and b are constants. Give the formula for y in terms of x . For example, if the line had equation y=2x+3 then the answer would be 2x+3 .

trig

can you please show me in steps how to find f(1+a) in this equation f(x)=-2x^2+4x+6 i know that you will plug in 1+a anywhere there is x. but after that i get confused. also can you tell me how to find the domain and range of a relation for ex. 2x+5y=10 thanks for your help!

Alg2/Trig

How would I go about solving this equation algebraically? Find the equation of the parabola y=ax^2 + bx+c that passes through the given points. (2,0) (3,-1) (4,0) Thanks.

Math

Find an equation for the tangent to the curve y=1+ (sqrt2)(csc(X)) + cot(X). I just learned, though my teacher wasn't super good with explaining, derivatives for trig functions but they still aren't making too much sense. Could you please give me a step by step solution for ...

Trig?Precalc

write the rectangular equation x^2+y^2=6 in polar form. I do not want people to just post the answer! Please, show your work so that I can understand how to do these kinds of problems myself! Thank you and God Bless!

Trig/Pre-Calc

Could someone please help me on this problem. I'm really confused, and this assignment is due tomorrow. Solve the logarithmic equation algebraically. Approximate the result to three decimal places. log4x-log4(x-1)=1/2 To start off the equation, I know you would do the ...

trig

find each value by referring to the graphs of the trig functions. 1. sec 4 pi...i got 0 Find the values for theta for which each equation is true. csc (theta)=1 i got pi over 2 +2 pi n

trig 30

Please help I need to solve the following question for x, where 0<x<2pi. and then write a general solution for the equation. The question is 2cos^2 x + cos x =1. I need to solve this using radian measurement. I solved it using algebra and was told I wasn't allowed. Could...

Algebra2/Trig

Find an equation of the parabola with vertex at the origin. Passes through the point (4,6); horizontal axis. I know it has to be y^2=4px. But I don't know what to do with (4,6). Please show step by step. Thanks.

trig

How do I dertermine the measure of theta for the equation 4cos theta - sqrt 12 = 0. My answer was 2pi/3,4pi/3 I'm told it's wrong could you please show me how to do this type of question

math

this is for proving identies and its fustrating i can't solve this one question! lol x=feta (btw the first part is supposed to be divided by the bottom) 1 + 2sinxcosx + sinxcosx sinx + cosx (1 + 2sinxcosx / sinx + cosx) + sinxcosx

Trig.

Can someone please help me with this? Find all solutions to the equation in the interval [0,2pi) cos2x=sinx I know I have to use some sort of identity, but I have no idea how to go about to solve this.

TRIG help quickly please

Mark any solutions to the equation 2cos2x - 1 = 0. The answer can be more than one. Thank you π/8 -7π/4 15π/4 3π/4

TRIGONOMETRY

Can you please help me with this question on my study guide for my trig final? Thanks! I'd also appreciate if you can check out my other postings and check my work for some other study guide questions. I want to make sure I'm ready for my final. :) 4. Transform each polar ...

trig

How would I solve the following equation for x? 2 sin^2(x) + 3 tanx secx = 2 I've tried the problems from different approaches, but couldn't come up with a solution. Could you please provide your thought process. It would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

trig

solve each equation for è, giving a general formula for all of the solutions: 6. tanè=-1 7. sin(è/2)=1/2 Please show step by step on how to solve these. Im not sure on how to do them. Thank you for your help!

Trig

can I please have help with these 3 questions? 1. Solve this equation graphically on the interval [0, 2ð]. list the solutions. sin(2x)-1=tan x 2. solve sin x cos x= sqrt3/4 3. solve tan^2 x-3tan x+2=0 thank you! show step by step please.

Trig

Find an equation for the hyperbola described. Foci at (-4,0) and (4,0); asymptote the line y= -x. Please explain the steps of this problem. My book does not get an example of this type of problem and I'm not having any luck working this problem.

Pre-Calc/Trig

Please help-I'm stuck really bad What are the roots of the equation x^2 - 4x + 3 = 0 I think I was suppose to use b^2 - 4ac so it would be -4 - (-4)*1*3 = 12 so the roots would be 12 and -12 Thank you for any help you can provide

Trig

Solve the trig equation exactly over the indicated interval. tanθ = 0, all real numbers I know the answer is πn, but I don't understand how they got this. I get that tanθ = 0 on π and 2π on the unit circle, so did they just put n on the end of π ...

Math - Trig

Hi I have a Trig question that i don't understand, can someone please explain how to solve for it using cosine law?? A Clock with a radius of 15 cm has an 11 cm minute hand and a 7 cm hour hand. How far apart, to the nearest centimetre, are the tips of the hands at each time? ...

Precalculus

I've tried many times to get the equation to balance using trig identities like half-angle formulas, power-reducing formulas, and double angle formulas, but I couldn't get the equation to equal out. I only need to work one side to make it equal to the other, like a kind of ...

trig/ellipse equation

Find an equation of an ellipse satisfying the given conditions: Vertices: (-1, -8) and (-1, 4); and the length of the minor axis is 10.

trig

Solve the triginometric equation analytically. Use values of x for 0 less then or equal to x less then 2pi The equation for this question is sin2x + cos2x = 0

trig

Write the expression and evaluate. There is only one answer whIch should match the range of the inverse trig function. Sec^-1(-2) I got 2pi/3 could someone tell me if that is right? And if not, could someone please explain how to get the answer.

Trig

How do i set this trig problem up? PLEASE help me. Find tan (s + t) given that sin s = 1/4, with s in quadrant 2, and sin t = -1/2, with t in quadrant 4.

Advanced Functions

Consider the trig equation: 4sinxcos2x + 4cosxsin2x - 1 = 0 in the Interval [0, 2 pi] Either show that there is no solution to the equation in this domain, or determine the smallest possible solution.

Math - Trig

The equation y = 20sin(0.5θ - 2) + 40 models the monthly temp for a certain city. Use the equation to predict the temperature in the city during December. Thanks

Math (TRIG)

Please help me set up these problems. 1.) Find an equivalent equation in rectangular coordinates. r(1 - 2 cos θ) = 1 2.) Find a rectangular equation for the plane curve defined by the parametric equations. x = sec t, y = tan 3.) A projectile is fired with an initial ...

Precalculus Trig (Geometry)

A rectangular doorway is 38 meters wide and 60 meters high. The doorway is capped with a semi-ellipse that is 13 meters high at its center. Find the height h of the doorway and window 5 meters from the center. From the ellipse equation, I can see that a should be 19 and b ...

trig

how would you verify this trig identity (1+cos(x) / 1-cos(x)) - (1-cos(x) / 1+cos(x)) = 4cot(x)csc(x) ? help please!

trig

please help me. use trig. identities to find the exact value. tan 25° + tan 5° / 1- tan 25° tan 5°

trig

please help me. use trig. identities to find the exact value. tan 25° + tan 5° / 1- tan 25° tan 5°

help, bobpursely

Please take a look at DEVON's trig equation at 9:14 I must be missing something obvious. If the second had been 3sin 2x it would be a straight forward question. The way it stands I was able to "reduce" it to the equation 8sin^4 x - 8sin^2 x + 3sin x + 2 = 0 I tested this ...

trig

what is the rectangular equation for r=12/(3-6cosX).

trig

how do you graph the equation y=-2cosx?

equation trig

cosx-sinx<1/2

trigonometry (Trig Equation)

sin 3x=-1

Math - Trig

For the equation 4 cos theta - square root 12 = 0, where 0 < theta < (or equal to) 2 pi, determine the measure of theta. The answers to choose from are: A) pi/ 3, 5 pi/ 3 B) 2 pi/ 3, 4 pi/ 3 C) 5 pi/ 6, 7 pi/ 6 D) pi/ 6, 11 pi/ 6 Please explain and show work, because I ...

Trig

In the equation y=4cos 6x, what does 6 represent? In general for the equation y-acosbx, what does b represent?

trig

For each expression in column I, choose the expression from column II to complete an identity: Column I Column II 1. -tanxcosx A. sin^2x/cos^2x 2. sec^2x-1 B. 1/sec^2x 3. sec x/cscx C. sin(-x) 4. 1+sin^2x D.csc^2x-cot^2x+sin^2x 5. cos^2 x E. tanx I figured #1 is C, #2 is A, ...

Trig/pre-calc

r=8cos(theta)+5sin(theta), convert the polar equation into a rectangular equation and then complete the square and determine the center radius...? Help?! I missed the section, and am not getting anywhere with the text...

Trig

Two planes leave an airport at the same time, one flying at 300 km/h and the other at 420 km/h The angle between their flight paths is 75 degrees. Aftar three hours, how far apart are they ? i guss i have to use the equation D= b.h but i cant fit the number in spot can u ...

trig

x^2 - 3y^2 - 8x + 12y + 16 = 0 What is the center and the domain of the equation?

trig

solve the equation 2sin^2X - 3sinX= -1

trig

find the value of x in the equation sq.rt x plus 5 = sq.rt x + 45

alagbra 2 trig

solve the equation 2ln(x+5)-1=7

Trig

What re the roots of the following polynomial equation (x+5)(x+2)(x-5)=0

Pre-Calculus/Trig Check please and help

Could someone please check the first one and help me with the second one. I'm stuck-Thank you 1.What are theroots of the following polynomial equation? (x+2i)(x-5)(x-2i)(x+8) = 0 I think the roots are -2i,5,2i,-8-you take out the roots as opposites of what are in the equaion ...

Alg 2 trig

Write a sine equation for period= pie, amplitude=1/2, vertical shift up 1 and phase shift left pie/4. How would the equation be written?

trig

Please help me! SHORT ANSWER. Write the word or phrase that best completes each statement or answers the question. Verify that each equation is an identity. (sec α + tan α)^2 = 1 + sin α/1 - sin α

math/trig

What graph is traced by the equation (x, y) = (5sin 12t , 6−5 cos 12t)?Think of another equation that will produce the same graph. Use your calculator to check.

math

prove these identies sin^2+tan^2=sec^2-cos^2 sin^2 sec^2 +sin^2=tan^2+sin^2

trig

N 5 22x2 1 76x 1 430 Use the equation to find N for each year in the table. (b) Discuss how well this equation approximates the data. (c) Rewrite the equation with the right side completely factored. (d) Use your equation from part (c) to find N for each year in the table. Do ...

precalc

Suppose that z1=6-8i. Find: A. The Trig Form of the complex number z1, where your theta is in degrees. B. The Trig form of z1*z2, where z2=5[cos(60degrees)+isin(60degrees)] C. The Trig Form of (z1)^4

Trig

in the equation y=acos b(x-h)+k, what exactally does b represent. How is it helpful?

trig

find all solutions of the equation tan(sq)x=1

trig

2sin(3x-3.14)-1 find the inverse form of this equation

trig

for the equation 4 cos alpha - square root 12 = 0

trig

what is the exact value of this equation. cos(20) if it equals pi/4

trig

how many solutions (answers) does this equation has? sinx=sin1

trig 30

For csc^2 A-1/cot A csc A, what is the simplest equivalent trig expression? The answers I have to choose from are sin A, cosA, tan A or csc A, but I don't know how?? csc theta= 1/sin theta but its ^2. Help please I don't even no where to begin

TRIG

Sketch the graphs of y=cos 2x and y= -0.5 over the domain -pi<x<pi. use an algebraic method to determine the values of x where these two graphs intersect. use exact value. Please help me work this problem out! I sketched the graph, just not sure how to set up the ...

calculus

1. what trig function has an amplitue of 1 and negative values for angles between π/2 and π? 2. what trig function never crosses the x-axis and has a value of 2 at π/6? are these correct? 3. what trig function has a period of π and is undefined for -π/...

Math Trig Please Help!!!

Find exact values for all the solutions to the equation cos theta = sqrt 3/2 for -2pi <= theta <= 2pi Theta = Theta = Theta = Theta =

trig

Write the expression and evaluate. There should only be one answer which should match the range of the inverse trig function. Sec^-1(-2) sec^-1(-sqrt2) Cos^-1((-sqrt3)/2) Tan^-1(-sqrt3) Could someone explain how to get the answer as well please.

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