Are any of these three problems identities? 1. Cos^2x-sin^2x=1-2sin^2x 2. Sinxsecx=cosxcscx 3. Sec^4x-tan^4/sec^2x=1+sin^2x If so, how can you conclude that any of them are identities?

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  1. Trigonometry

    How do you verify the equation is an identity? Tan^2x-tan^2y=sec^2x-sec^2y and, how do you factor and simplify, cscx(sin^2x+cos^2xtanx)/sinx+cosx

  2. solving trig. equations

    tan(3x) + 1 = sec(3x) Thanks, pretend 3x equals x so tanx + 1 = secx we know the law that 1 + tanx = secx so tanx + 1 becomes secx and... secx = secx sec(3x) = sec(3x) [just put 3x back in for x- you don't really have to change 3x to x but it kinda makes

  3. Precalculus check answers help!

    1.) Find an expression equivalent to sec theta sin theta cot theta csc theta. tan theta csc theta sec theta ~ sin theta 2.) Find an expression equivalent to cos theta/sin theta . tan theta cot theta ~ sec theta csc theta 3.) Simplify (tan^2 theta +

  4. Pre-calculus help

    I have two problems I am stuck on, if you could show me how to solve the problems it would be much appreciated. 1) Find sin 2x, cos 2x, and tan 2x from the given information. tan x = − 1/6, cos x > 0 sin 2x = cos 2x = tan 2x = 2) Find sin 2x, cos 2x, and

  5. Math

    Which of the following expressions is equivalent to (cos(3x))/sin(x)cos(x))? csc(x) cos(2x) - sec(x) sin(2x) sec(x) cos(2x) - csc(x) sin(2x) sec(x) cos(x) - csc(x) sin(x) csc(x) cos(x) - sec(x) sin(x) This is my last question and I've tried solving it

  6. Precalculus

    Circle O below has radius 1. Eight segment lengths are labeled with lowercase letters. Six of these equal a trigonometric function of theta. Your answer to this problem should be a six letter sequence whose letters represent the segment lengths that equal

  7. Math:)

    1. Simplify the expression. [csc^2(x-1)]/[1+sin x] a. csc x+1 b. csc x(csc x-1) c. sin^2 x-csc x**** d. csc^2 x-cos xtan x 2. Which of the following expressions can be used to complete the equation below? sec x/1+cot^2 x a. tan x b. tan^2 x c. tan x cos x

  8. Trig

    Are any of these three problems identities? 1. Cos^2x-sin^2x=1-2sin^2x 2. Sinxsecx=cosxcscx 3. Sec^4x-tan^4/sec^2x=1+sin^2x If so, how can you conclude that any of them are identities?

  9. Pre Calculus

    Multiply; then use fundamental identities to simplify the expression below and determine which of the following is not equivalent. (sin x + cos x) ^2 a. 1+2sinxcosx b. sec^2x−tan^2x+2cosxsinx c.sec x + 2 sin x/sec x d. sin^2x+cos^2x e. 1+2cos (pi / 2 -

  10. Math

    Use the given function value(s), and trigonometric identities(including the cofunction identities), to find the indicated trigonometric function. sec θ = 5 a) cos θ = 1/sec θ = 1/5 b) cot θ = cos θ/sin θ =cosθ/cos(90-θ) I did a but im stuck for b,

  11. math

    Proving Trigonometric Identities 1. sec^2x + csc^2x= (sec^2 x)(csc^2 x) 2. sin ^3 x / sin x - cos 3x / cos x = 2 3. 1- cos x/ sin x= sin x/ 1+ cos x 4. 2 sin x cos ^2 (x/2)- 1/x sin (2x) = sinx 5. cos 2 x + sin x/ 1- sin x= 1+ 2 sin x

  12. Integration

    Intergrate ¡ì sec^3(x) dx could anybody please check this answer. are the steps correct? thanks. = ¡ì sec x d tan x = sec x tan x - ¡ì tan x d sec x = sec x tan x - ¡ì sec x tan^2(x) dx = sec x tan x + ¡ì sec x dx - ¡ì sec^3(x) dx = sec x tan x

  13. Precalculus

    Use one of the identities cos(t + 2πk) = cos t or sin(t + 2πk) = sin t to evaluate each expression. (Enter your answers in exact form.) (a) sin(19π/4) (b) sin(−19π/4) (c) cos(11π) (d) cos(53π/4) (e) tan(−3π/4) (f) cos(π/4) (g) sec(π/6+ 2π)

  14. Trig

    Given: cos u = 3/5; 0 < u < pi/2 cos v = 5/13; 3pi/2 < v < 2pi Find: sin (v + u) cos (v - u) tan (v + u) First compute or list the cosine and sine of both u and v. Then use the combination rules sin (v + u) = sin u cos v + cos v sin u. cos (v - u) = cos u

  15. Pre-Calculus

    This question has me stuck. Use the Pythagorean identity sin^2 Θ + cos^2 Θ = 1 to derive the other Pythagorean identities, 1 + tan^2 Θ = sec^2 Θ and 1 + cot^2 Θ = csc^2 Θ. Discuss how to remember these identities and other fundamental identities.

  16. math

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

  17. math;)

    Julia wants to simplify the term sec^2 theta-1/cot^2 theta+1 in a trigonometric identity that she is proving. Which of the following identities should use to help her? Select all that apply. (2 ANSWERS) a. sin^2 theta+cos^2 theta=1 b. sec^2 theta-tan^2

  18. tigonometry

    expres the following as sums and differences of sines or cosines cos8t * sin2t sin(a+b) = sin(a)cos(b) + cos(a)sin(b) replacing by by -b and using that cos(-b)= cos(b) sin(-b)= -sin(b) gives: sin(a-b) = sin(a)cos(b) - cos(a)sin(b) Add the two equations:

  19. TRIG..............

    Q.1 Prove the following identities:- (i) tan^3x/1+tan^2x + cot^3x/1+cot^2 = 1-2sin^x cos^x/sinx cosx (ii) (1+cotx+tanx)(sinx-cosx)/sec^3x-cosec^3x = sin^2xcos^2x.

  20. Pre Calculus

    Use one of the identities cos(t + 2ðk) = cos t or sin(t + 2ðk) = sin t to evaluate each expression. (Enter your answers in exact form.) (a) sin(17ð/4) (b) sin(−17ð/4) (c) cos(17ð) (d) cos(45ð/4) (e) tan(−3ð/4) (f) cos(7ð/4) (g) sec(ð/6+2ð)

  21. trigonometry (please double check this)

    Solve the following trig equations. give all the positive values of the angle between 0 degrees and 360 degrees that will satisfy each. give any approximate value to the nearest minute only. 1. sin2Į = (sqrt 3)/2 2. sin^2Į = cos^2Į + 1/2 3. sin 2x

  22. trigonometry repost

    Reduce (csc^2 x - sec^2 X) to an expression containing only tan x. (is this correct?) csc x = 1/sin x sec x = 1/cos x tan x = 1/cot x sin^2 x + cos^2 x = 1 1 + cot^2 x = csc^2 x tan^2 x + 1 = sec^2 x csc^2 x - sec^2 x = 1 + cot^2 x - (1 + tan^2 x) = cot^2

  23. AP Calculus AB

    2. For an object whose velocity in ft/sec is given by v(t) = -t^2 + 6, what is its displacement, in feet, on the interval t = 0 to t = 3 secs? 3. Find the velocity, v(t), for an object moving along the x-axis if the acceleration, a(t), is a(t) = cos(t) -

  24. math (trig)

    i have some problems doing trig the first one is: Show that cos(x/2) sin(3x/2) = ½(sinx + sin2x) i know that you are supposed to substitute all those trig function things in it but i kind of forgot how to the only that i can see substituting in is the

  25. trig

    I do not understand these problems. :S I'd really appreciate the help. Use trigonometric identities to transform the left side of the equation into the right side. cot O sin O = cos O sin^2 O - cos^2O = 2sin^2 O -1 (tan O + cot O)/tan O = csc^2 O

  26. math

    How would you establish this identity: (1+sec(beta))/(sec(beta))=(sin^2(beta))/(1-cos(beta)) on the right, sin^2 = 1-cos^2, that factor to 1-cos * `1+cos, then the denominator makes the entire right side 1+cosB which is 1+1/sec which is 1/sec (sec+1) qed

  27. 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

  28. TRIGONOMETRY *(MATHS)

    Q.1 Prove the following identities:- (i) tan^3x/1+tan^2x + cot^3x/1+cot^2 = 1-2sin^x cos^x/sinx cosx (ii) (1+cotx+tanx)(sinx-cosx)/sec^3x-cosec^3x = sin^2xcos^2x.

  29. trigonometry

    Can you draw the The solution for this: Establishing identities 1.) Sin²∅ (1+cot²∅) = 1 2.) (tan²B+1) cos²B = 1 3.) tan x ---------- = sin x sec x 4.) 1 1 ------- + ------- = 2csc²∅ 1+cos∅ 1-cos Please help me, i cant understand it.

  30. Math - Trig

    I'm trying to verify these trigonometric identities. 1. 1 / [sec(x) * tan(x)] = csc(x) - sin(x) 2. csc(x) - sin(x) = cos(x) * cot(x) 3. 1/tan(x) + 1/cot(x) = tan(x) + cot(x) 4. csc(-x)/sec(-x) = -cot(x)

  31. trig

    We are doing trig identities in school. I need help with these five: 1.1+sinx/1-sinx=cscx+1/cscx-1 2.tanx+sinx/1+cosx=tanx 3.sec^2x/sin^2x=1/sin^2x+1/cos^2x 4.tan^2x/1+tan^2x=1-cos^2x 5.sinx-sin^3x/cos^3x=tanx

  32. Math Help

    1) 1+cos(3t)/ sin(3t) + sin(3t)/( 1+ cos(3t))= 2csc(3t) 2) sec^2 2u-1/ sec^2 2u= sin^2 2u 3) cosB/1- sinB= secB+ tanB

  33. trig 26

    simplify to a constant or trig func. 1. sec ²u-tan ²u/cos ²v+sin ²v change expression to only sines and cosines. then to a basic trig function. 2. sin(theta) - tan(theta)*cos(theta)+ cos(pi/2 - theta) 3. (sec y - tan y)(sec y + tan y)/ sec y combine

  34. Trigonometry

    1.Solve tan^2x + tan x – 1 = 0 for the principal value(s) to two decimal places. 6.Prove that tan y cos^2 y + sin^2y/sin y = cos y + sin y 10.Prove that 1+tanθ/1-tanθ = sec^2θ+2tanθ/1-tan^2θ 17.Prove that sin^2w-cos^2w/tan w sin w + cos w tan w =

  35. trigonometry help me

    6.Prove that tan y cos^2 y + sin^2y/sin y = cos y + sin y 10.Prove that 1+tanθ/1-tanθ = sec^2θ+2tanθ/1-tan^2θ 17.Prove that sin^2w-cos^2w/tan w sin w + cos w tan w = cos w-cot w cos w 23.Find a counterexample to shows that the equation sec a – cos

  36. Math(Please check)

    Use the fundamental identities to simplify the expression. tan^2 Q / sec^2 Q sin^2/cos^2 / 1/cos^2 = sin^2 / cos^2 times cos^2 / 1 = The cos^2 cancels out so sin^2 is left. Is this correct?

  37. Trig Identities

    Proving identities: 1) 1+ 1/tan^2x = 1/sin^2x 2) 2sin^2 x-1 = sin^2x - cos^2x 3) 1/cosx - cosx = sin x tan x 4) sin x + tan x =tan x (1+cos x) 5) 1/1-sin^2x= 1+tan^2 x How in the world do I prove this...please help... I appreciateyour time thankyou soo

  38. pre cal

    Use identities to simplify each expression. sin(x)+cos^2(x)/sin(x) = ? tan^3(x)−sec^2(x)tan(x)/cot(−x) = ? sin^4(x)−cos^4(x) =?

  39. Pre Calculus

    Use one of the identities cos(t + 2ðk) = cos t or sin(t + 2ðk) = sin t to evaluate each expression. (Enter your answers in exact form.) (a) sin(17ð/4) (b) sin(−17ð/4) (c) cos(17ð) (d) cos(45ð/4) (e) tan(−3ð/4) (f) cos(7ð/4) (g) sec(ð/6+2ð)

  40. Trigonometry

    Prove the following trigonometric identities. please give a detailed answer because I don't understand this at all. a. sin(x)tan(x)=cos(x)/cot^2 (x) b. (1+tanx)^2=sec^2 (x)+2tan(x) c. 1/sin(x) + 1/cos(x) = (cosx+sinx)(secx)(cscx) d. tan^2 (x)(1+1/tan^2 x)

  41. trig

    Third time is the charm? I'll try again. Could someone show me how, (- sin (x/2) /( 2 sin (x/2) + cos (x/2)) is an alternate representation for, 1 / ( 4 tan (x/2) + 2 ) TIA Carol This doesn't require the solving of any equations. For example, ( same

  42. math

    I have a question I have been working on since yesterday and I am not making this up. I couldn't get the right answer. If sin theta = -2/3, which of the following are possible? A: cos theta= -the sqr rt of 5/3 and tan theta =2/3. B: sec theta = 3/the sqr

  43. Precalculus

    Verify the identities. Cos^2x - sin^2x = 2cos^2x - 1 When verifying identities, can I work on both side? Ex. 1 - sin^2x - sin^2x = 1 - 2sin^2x 1 - 2sin^2x = 1 - 2sin^2x

  44. Trigonometry

    Show that the following are not trigonometric identities 1.tan 2x = 2tan x 2. sec x= sqr rt 1+tan^2 x 3. sin(x+y)=sin x +sin y

  45. Trig

    Solve in terms of sine and cosine: sec(x) csc(x)- sec(x) sin(x) so far I have: 1/cos(x) 1/sin(x) - 1/cos(x) sin(x) I am not sure where to go to from there. The book says the answer is cot(x) or cos(x)/sin(x) Thank you in advance.

  46. Mathematics - Trigonometric Identities

    Let y represent theta Prove: 1 + 1/tan^2y = 1/sin^2y My Answer: LS: = 1 + 1/tan^2y = (sin^2y + cos^2y) + 1 /(sin^2y/cos^2y) = (sin^2y + cos^2y) + 1 x (cos^2y/sin^2y) = (sin^2y + cos^2y) + (sin^2y + cos^2y) (cos^2y/sin^2y) = (sin^2y + cos^2y) + (sin^2y +

  47. more trig.... how fun!!!!

    if you can't help me with my first question hopw you can help me with this one. sec(-x)/csc(-x)=tan(x) thanx to anyone who can help From the definition of the sec and csc functions, and the tan function, sec(-x)/csc(-x) = sin(-x)/cos(-x) = tan(-x) However,

  48. Trig

    The question is: Set up a 2 column proof to show that each of the equations is an identity. Transform the left side to become the right side. a. (tan + cot)^2 = sec^2 + csc^2 I'm having trouble with this. b. (cos + sin)/cos + (cos - sin)/sin = csc sec I'm

  49. Trigonometry

    Please review and tell me if i did something wrong. Find the following functions correct to five decimal places: a. sin 22degrees 43' b. cos 44degrees 56' c. sin 49degrees 17' d. tan 11degrees 37' e. sin 79degrees 23'30' f. cot 19degrees 0' 25'' g. tan

  50. Math

    1. Find y'(x) when xsecy - 3y sinx = 1 a) (3ycosx - sec y) / (xsec^2y - 3sinx) b) (3cosx - sec x) / (xsecytany - 3sinx) c) (3ycosx - sec y) / (xsecytany - 3sinx) d) (3ycosx - secytany) / xsec^2y - 3sinx) This is what I did: xsecy - 3y sinx = 1 => sec y + x

  51. Trig Identities

    Prove the following identities: 13. tan(x) + sec(x) = (cos(x)) / (1-sin(x)) *Sorry for any confusing parenthesis.* My work: I simplified the left side to a. ((sinx) / (cosx)) + (1 / cosx) , then b. (sinx + 1) / cosx = (cos(x)) / (1-sin(x)) I don't know how

  52. Calculus

    Okay so I have a question on my assignment that says: You are given that tan(y) = x. Find sin(y)^2. Express your answer in terms of x. I know its derivatives, and I've tried taking the derivatives of both etc, and got them both to come out as cos(y)^2,

  53. Confused! Pre-Cal

    Verify that each equation is an identity.. tan A= sec a/csca I have notes (i wasn't here that day and teacher refuses to reteach) but I don't understand them here is the notes... Problem w/ same directions: Cos x= cotx/csc x = Cosx/Sin x / 1/sinx = cosx I

  54. Trigonometry

    Prove the following identities: 1. (tan theta - sin theta)^2 + (1-cos theta)^2 = (1-sec theta) ^2 2. (1-2cos^2 theta) / sin theta cos theta = tan theta - cot theta 3. (sin theta + cos theta ) ^2 + (sin theta - cos theta ) ^2 = 2 Thank you so much! :)

  55. Maths

    Please help Trigonometric identities proof (cot^2(x)(sec(x)-1))/1+sin(x)=(sec^2(1-sin(x))/1+sec(x) Many Thanks

  56. Math - help really needed

    Prove each idenity. 1+1/tan^2x=1/sin^2x 1/cosx-cosx=sinxtanx 1/sin^2x+1/cos^2x=1/sin^2xcos^2x 1/1-cos^2x+/1+cosx=2/sin^2x and (1-cos^2x)(1+1/tan^2x)= 1 I haven't even gotten 'round to sny of the quedtions because the first one is just so hard. I'm not

  57. Calculus

    s=çdx/(4+5cos x). By using t-substitution, i.e. t=tan(x/2) we get cos x=(1-t^2)/(1+t^2) and dx=2dt/(1+t^2). Substituting in s and simplifying, we get s= 2çdt/4(1+t^2)+5(1-t^2)=2çdt/(9-t^2). Using standard result çdx/(a^2-x^2)=1/a*arctanh (x/a)

  58. Studying for math test

    Multiply; then use fundamental identities to simplify the expression below and determine which of the following is not equivalent. (sin x + cos x) ^2 a. 1+2sinxcosx b. sec^2x−tan^2x+2cosxsinx c. sec x + 2 sin x/sec x d. sin^2x+cos^2x e. 1+2cos (pi/2 -x)

  59. Trigonometry

    Verify the identities. 1.) SIN[(π/2)-X]/COS[(π/2)-X]=COT X 2.) SEC(-X)/CSC(-X)= -TAN X 3.) (1 + SIN Y)[1 + SIN(-Y)]= COS²Y 4.) 1 + CSC(-θ)/COS(-θ) + COT(-θ)= SEC θ (Note: Just relax through verifying/solving these nice fun looking math problems!

  60. trig

    how do you start this equation i've been tryng it for 20min. sec^6x(secxtanx)-sec^4x(secxtanx)=sec^5xtan^3x ec^6x(secxtanx)-sec^4x(secxtanx)=sec^5xtan^3x Factor out a sec^5 tan and divide thru. Left is sec^2 x = Tan^2 x Then this should reduce to sin^2 x =

  61. Trigonometry desperate help, clueless girl here

    2. solve cos 2x-3sin x cos 2x=0 for the principal values to two decimal places. 3. solve tan^2 + tan x-1= 0 for the principal values to two decimal places. 4. Prove that tan^2(x) -1 + cos^2(x) = tan^2(x) sin^2 (x). 5.Prove that tan(x) sin(x) + cos(x)=

  62. Pre-Calculus

    I don't understand,please be clear! Prove that each equation is an identity. I tried to do the problems, but I am stuck. 1. cos^4 t-sin^4 t=1-2sin^2 t 2. 1/cos s= csc^2 s - csc s cot s 3. (cos x/ sec x -1)- (cos x/ tan^2x)=cot^2 x 4. sin^3 z cos^2 z= sin^3

  63. trig help much appreciated! :))

    1. Find the complete exact solution of sin x = . 2. Solve cos 2x – 3sin x cos 2x = 0 for the principal value(s) to two decimal places. 3. Solve tan2 x + tan x – 1 = 0 for the principal value(s) to two decimal places. 4. Prove that tan2  – 1 + cos2 

  64. trignonmetry

    6. Prove that tan λ cos^2 λ + sin^2λ/sin λ = cos λ + sin λ 10. Prove that 1+tanθ/1-tanθ = sec^2θ+2tanθ/1-tan^2θ 17.Prove that sin^2w-cos^2w/tan w sin w + cos w tan w = cos w-cot w cos w 23. Find a counterexample to shows that the equation sec

  65. calculus trigonometric substitution

    ∫ dx/ (x^2+9)^2 dx set x = 3tan u dx = 3 sec^2 u du I = 3 sec^2 u du / ( 9 tan^2 u + 9)^2 = 3 sec^2 u du / ( 81 ( tan^2 u + 1)^2 = sec^2 u du / ( 27 ( sec^2 u )^2 = du / ( 27 sec^2 u = 2 cos^2 u du / 54 = ( 1 + cos 2u) du / 54 = ( u + sin 2u / 2) / 54 =

  66. Pre-Calculus

    Prove that each equation is an identity. I tried to do the problems, but I am stuck. 1. cos^4 t-sin^4 t=1-2sin^2 t 2. 1/cos s= csc^2 s - csc s cot s 3. (cos x/ sec x -1)- (cos x/ tan^2x)=cot^2 x 4. sin^3 z cos^2 z= sin^3 z - sin^5 z

  67. calculus II

    ∫ tan^2 x sec^3 x dx If the power of the secant n is odd, and the power of the tangent m is even, then the tangent is expressed as the secant using the identity 1 + tan^2 x = sec^2 x I thought that since tan is even and sec is odd, we have to put this in

  68. MATH

    Hi, I really need help with these questions. I did some of them halfway, but then I got stuck. Would you please help me? Thank you so much. Prove the identity.... 1. sec x + tan x(1-sin x/cos x)=1 1/cos x + sin x/cos x(cos^2 x/cos x)=1 1+sin x/cos

  69. precalculus

    For each of the following determine whether or not it is an identity and prove your result. a. cos(x)sec(x)-sin^2(x)=cos^2(x) b. tan(x+(pi/4))= (tan(x)+1)/(1-tan(x)) c. (cos(x+y))/(cos(x-y))= (1-tan(x)tan(y))/(1+tan(x)tan(y)) d.

  70. trig

    Hi there! I NEED SERIOUS HELP, PLEASE!!! i have such a hard time with verifying identities! The question is: [(sin(theta/2)) / csc(theta/2)] + [(cos (theta/2) / sec(theta/2)] = 1 I have a few ideas on how to solve this, but am mainly not sure how to get

  71. Math- Trig

    1. Determine the exact value of cos^-1 (pi/2). Give number and explanaton. 2. Determine the exact value of tan^-1(sq. root 3). with explanation. 3. Determine exact value of cos(cos^-1(19 pi)). with explanation. 4. Determine the exact value of sin(sin^-1(20

  72. trigo math

    7. Prove that tan B sin B + cos B = sec B. 11. Prove that tanλ cos^2λ +sin^2λ/sinλ = cos λ + sin λ. 12. Prove that 1+tanθ/1+tanθ = sec^2θ+2tanθ/ 1-tan^2θ. 21. Prove that sin^2w-cos^2w/ tan w sin w + cos w tan w = cos w – cot w cos w.

  73. Trigonometry

    Prove ((sec^2(x))(sec^2(x)+1)/sin^2(x) +csc^4(x)-tan^2(x)*cos^2(x) = (sec^4(x))/sin^2(x) + sec^2(x)*csc^4(x) - sin^2(x) is an identity.

  74. Trigonometry

    Verify whether this is an identity: ((sec^2(x))(sec^2(x)+1))/sin^2(x) + csc^4(x) - tan^2(x)*cos^2(x) = (sec^4(x))/sin^2(x) + sec^2(x)*csc^4(x) - sin^2(x)

  75. Maths Calculus Derivatives

    Find the first derivative for the following functions 1) f(x) = sin(cos^2x) cos(sin^3x) 2) f(x) = ( tan 2x - tan x ) / ( 1 + tan x tan 2x ) 3) f(x) = sin { tan ( sqrt x^3 + 6 ) } 4) f(x) = {sec^2(100x) - tan^2(100x)} / x

  76. Precalculus check answers help!

    1.) Find an expression equivalent to sec theta sin theta cot theta csc theta. tan theta csc theta sec theta ~ sin theta 2.) Find an expression equivalent to cos theta/sin theta . tan theta cot theta ~ sec theta csc theta 3.) Simplify (tan^2 theta +

  77. math (trig)

    Find sin(x/2) if sin(x)= -0.4 and 3pi/2 < or equal to (x) < or equal to 2pi Let's use cos 2A = 1 - 2sin2 A and we can match cos x = 1 - 2sin2 (x/2) so we will need cos x we know sin x = -.4 and x is in the fourth quadrant, so the cosine will be positive.

  78. Math

    Prove each identity: a) 1-cos^2x=tan^2xcos^2x b) cos^2x + 2sin^2x-1 = sin^2x I also tried a question on my own: tan^2x = (1 – cos^2x)/cos^2x R.S.= sin^2x/cos^2x I know that the Pythagorean for that is sin^2x + cos^2x That's all I could do.

  79. Math - help really needed

    I'm sorry to double post; I don't want to seem impatient, but I really need help with this. Prove each idenity. 1+1/tan^2x=1/sin^2x 1/cosx-cosx=sinxtanx 1/sin^2x+1/cos^2x=1/sin^2xcos^2x 1/1-cos^2x+/1+cosx=2/sin^2x and (1-cos^2x)(1+1/tan^2x)= 1 I haven't

  80. Trig

    Are any of these three problems identities? 1. Cos^2x-sin^2x=1-2sin^2x 2. Sinxsecx=cosxcscx 3. Sec^4x-tan^4/sec^2x=1+sin^2x If so, how can you conclude that any of them are identities?

  81. Maths

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