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jwmhelp
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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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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

$\csc(x)=\frac{1}{\sin(x)}$

then simplify.