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To simplify such expressions, it helps to express all trigonometric functions in terms of sines and cosines. That is, convert tan, cot, sec or csc to their equivalent in terms of sin and cos.

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Verify cot x-180 cot x?

cot x = (cos x) / (sin x) cos (x - 180) = cos x cos 180 + sin x sin 180 = - cos x sin (x - 180) = sin x cos 180 - cos x sin 180 = - sin x cot (x - 180) = (cos (x - 180)) / (sin (x - 180)) = (- cos x) / (- sin x) = (cos x) / (sin x) = cot x

Simplify sinx cotx cosx?

== cot(x)== 1/tan(x) = cos(x)/sin(x) Now substitute cos(x)/sin(x) into the expression, in place of cot(x) So now: sin(x) cot(x) cos(x) = sin(x) cos(x) (cos(x)/sin(x) ) sin(x) cos(x) cos(x)/sin(x) The two sin(x) cancel, leaving you with cos(x) cos(x) Which is the same as cos2(x) So: sin(x) cot(x) cos(x) = cos2(x) ===

How do you simplify sec x cot x?

sec(x)*cot(x) = (1/cos(x))*(cos(x)/sin(x)) = (1/sin(x)) = csc(x)

Csc squared divided by cot equals csc x sec. can someone make them equal?

cot(x)=1/tan(x)=1/(sin(x)/cos(x))=cos(x)/sin(x) csc(x)=1/sin(x) sec(x)=1/cos(x) Therefore, (csc(x))2/cot(x)=(1/(sin(x))2)/cot(x)=(1/(sin(x))2)/(cos(x)/sin(x))=(1/(sin(x))2)(sin(x)/cos(x))=(1/sin(x))*(1/cos(x))=csc(x)*sec(x)

How do you solve csc x sin x equals cos x cot x plus?

Suppose csc(x)*sin(x) = cos(x)*cot(x) + y then, ince csc(x) = 1/sin(x), and cot(x) = cos(x)/sin(x), 1 = cos(x)*cos(x)/sin(x) + y so y = 1 - cos2(x)/sin(x) = 1 - [1 - sin2(x)]/sin(x) = [sin2(x) + sin(x) - 1]/sin(x)

How do you simplify sec x cot x cos x?

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How do you simplify csc theta cot theta?

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Is 2 cot x sin x cos x equals 2 - 2 sin 2 x an identity?

The easiest way to approach this problem is by rewriting the left hand side entirely in terms of sin and cos and then simplifying. To do so, use the fact that cot(x)=cos(x)/sin(x) to get that 2*cot(x)*sin(x)*cos(x)=2*cos(x)/sin(x)*sin(x)*cos(x)=2*cos(x)² Next, we will try to simplify the right hand side by factoring and utilizing the formula cos(x)²+sin(x)²=1 which implies that 1-sin(x)²=cos(x)² 2-2sin(x)²=2*(1-sin(x)²)=2*cos(x)² Since both sides can be simplified to equal the same thing, both sides must always be equal, and the equation 2*cot(x)*sin(x)*cos(x)=2-2sin(x)² must be an identity

What is cot x?

Cot x is 1/tan x or cos x / sin x or +- sqrt cosec^2 x -1

2 cot x plus 1 equals -1?

2 cot(x) + 1 = -1 2 cot(x) = -2 cot(x) = -1 cos(x)/sin(x) = -1 cos(x) = - sin(x) x = 135°, 315°, 495°, ... another one every 180 degrees

Solution for tan x plus cot x divided by sec x csc x?

(tan x + cot x)/sec x . csc x The key to solve this question is to turn tan x, cot x, sec x, csc x into the simpler form. Remember that tan x = sin x / cos x, cot x = 1/tan x, sec x = 1/cos x, csc x = 1/sin x The solution is: [(sin x / cos x)+(cos x / sin x)] / (1/cos x . 1/sin x) [(sin x . sin x + cos x . cos x) / (sin x . cos x)] (1/sin x cos x) [(sin x . sin x + cos x . cos x) / (sin x . cos x)] (sin x . cos x) then sin x. sin x + cos x . cos x sin2x+cos2x =1 The answer is 1.

What is the cot of a 68 degree angle?

The trig identaty of cot(x) is cos(x)/sin(x) so then if we want to evaluate cot (68) deg. we just plug into the identady. so cos(68)/sin(68)=.404

When does cotangent equal -1?

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What is the answer of csc x plus cot x?

Without an "equals" sign somewhere, no question has been asked,so there's nothing there that needs an answer.Is it the sum that you're looking for ?csc(x) + cot(x) = 1/sin(x) + cos(x)/sin(x) = [1 + cos(x)] / sin(x)

How do you prove that (1 plus cotx)2-2cotx 1(1-cos)(1 plus cos)?

Manipulate normally, noting:cot x = cos x / sin xcos² x + sin² x = 1 → sin²x = 1 - cos² xa² - b² = (a + b)(a - b)1 = 1²ab = baa/(bc) = a/b/c(1 + cot x)² - 2 cot x = 1² + 2 cot x + cot² x - 2 cot x= 1 + cot² x= 1 + (cos x / sin x)²= 1 + cos² x / sin² x= 1 + cos² x / (1 - cos² x)= ((1 - cos² x) + cos² x)/(1 - cos² x)= 1/(1² - cos² x)= 1/((1 + cos x)(1 - cos x))= 1/(1 - cos x)/(1 + cos x)QED.

How do you simplify cot of theta times sin of theta?

By converting everything to sines and cosines. Since tan x = sin x / cos x, in the cotangent, which is the reciprocal of the tangent: cot x = cos x / sin x. You can replace any other variable (like thetha) for the angle.

How do you find cot on your Texas Instruments TI-83 Plus calculator?

The TI-83 does not have the cot button, however, if you type 1/tan( then this will work the same as the cot since cot=1/tan. The other way to do this is to type (cos(x))/(sin(x)) where x is the angle you're looking for. This works because cot=cos/sin

What are the vertical asymptotes for y equals cotxcos squared x-2 cot x?

y = cot x cos2x - 2 cot x y = cot x (cos2x -2) (cos2x -2) yields no vetrical asymptotescot x will have vertical asymptotes when the function is undefined.cot x = cos x / sin x when sin x becomes zero the function is undefinedand creates a vertical asymptotesin x = 0 when x = { 0, pi, 2pi, 3pi,etc} these are your vert. asymptotesalso remember the neg values --- so x = npi where n is any integer

How do you integrate cotxdx?

The integral of cot(x)dx is ln|sin(x)| + C

How do you make 'cot' and 'csc' on a TI-84 graphing calculator?

From math class, some trigonometric identities: cot x = 1/tan x csc x = 1/sin x sec x = 1/cos x There are no built-in cot or csc formulas, so use the above. Remember that these give errors when tan x, sin x, or cos x are equal to 0.

Express sine in terms of cotangent?

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How do you simplify tan cot equals 1?

It just simplifies down to 1=1. You have to use your trig identities... tan=sin/cos cot=cos/sin thus tan x cot= (sin/cos) (cos/sin) since sin is in the numerator for tan, when it is multiplied by cot (which has sin in the denominator) both of the signs cancel and both now have a value of 1. The same happens with cos. so you get 1 x 1=1 so there is your answer. just learn your trig identities and you will understand

What is sin cos tan csc sec cot of 135 degrees?

All those can be calculated quickly with your calculator. Just be sure it is in "degrees" mode (not in radians). Also, use the following identities: csc(x) = 1 / sin(x) sec(x) = 1 / cos(x) cot(x) = 1 / tan(x) or the equivalent cos(x) / sin(x)

How do you simplify csc theta minus cot x theta times cos theta plus 1?

There can be no significant simplicfication if some of the angles are theta and others are x, so assume that all angles are x. [csc(x) - cot(x)]*[cos(x) + 1] =[1/sin(x) - cos(x)/sin(x)]*[cos(x) + 1] =1/sin(x)*[1 - cos(x)]*[cos(x) + 1] =1/sin(x)*[1 - cos2(x)] =1/sin(x)*[sin2(x)] = sin(x)

Simplyfy cos x cot x plus tan x equals?

To simplify this sort of things, it helps if, first of all, you convert everything to sines and cosines.cos x cot x + tan x (original equation)= cos (cos x / sin x) + (sin x / cos x) (convert to sin and cos)= cos2x / sin x + sin x / cos x (multiplying in the first term)= (sin x cos2x + sin x cos x) / sin x cos x (converting common denominator)= (sin x cos x) (cos x + 1) / (sin x cos x) (factoring the numerator)= cos x + 1 (cancelling factors in numerator and denominator)

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