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 Post subject: cos x + sin x tan xPosted: Mon, 9 Apr 2012 03:25:24 UTC
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For some reason I am having real difficulty simplifying cos x + sin x tan x. Please assist.

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 Post subject: Re: cos x + sin x tan xPosted: Mon, 9 Apr 2012 03:28:32 UTC
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midnightdreary wrote:
For some reason I am having real difficulty simplifying cos x + sin x tan x. Please assist.

Factor out cos x.

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 Post subject: Re: cos x + sin x tan xPosted: Mon, 9 Apr 2012 05:49:07 UTC
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 Post subject: Re: cos x + sin x tan xPosted: Wed, 11 Apr 2012 11:57:20 UTC
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what if it was cot x instead of tan x.

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 Post subject: Re: cos x + sin x tan xPosted: Wed, 11 Apr 2012 14:19:04 UTC
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emma157 wrote:
what if it was cot x instead of tan x.

Then it's even easier. Write out what cotangent is, you should be able to do this immediately.

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