Trig Identies - One Question Please Help!

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Trig Identies - One Question Please Help!

Postby jwmhelp » Fri May 27, 2011 3:31 am

Here is a trig question I need help solving (step by step walk-through would be the most beneficial)
Our teacher prefers that we only work on one side.



(1 - csc^2 x) / (1 + csc x) = (sin x - 1) / sin x

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Re: Trig Identies - One Question Please Help!

Postby Martingale » Fri May 27, 2011 5:00 am

jwmhelp wrote:Here is a trig question I need help solving (step by step walk-through would be the most beneficial)
Our teacher prefers that we only work on one side.



(1 - csc^2 x) / (1 + csc x) = (sin x - 1) / sin x


Use the fact that



then simplify.


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