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1. (Original post by ellahick)
Zacken back at it again with the cheeky fast replies
He's being more helpful than you are Miss Hickey
2. (Original post by Alex.trin)
Right guys... LAST QUESTION!!! You'll never have to hear from me again so the sooner you help me, the sooner you can forget about me.
tanxsinx/1-cosx = 1 + 1/cosx
Where do I even start?
tanx = sinx / cosx
So
(sinx / cosx * sinx) / 1-cosx
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Then (sin^2(x)/cosx) / 1-cosx Then ((1- cos^2(x)) / cosx) / 1-cosxSo((1-cosx)(1+cosx) / cosx) * 1 / (1-cosx)The 1-cosx cancel each other out1+cosx / cosxWhich if you separate the fraction you get 1/cosx + cosx/cosxSimplify and rearrange1 + 1/cosx
3. (Original post by Alex.trin)
Please can you explain what you've done in between steps 1 and 2 <3
Multiplied top and bottom by cos.
4. (Original post by Alex.trin)
Please can you explain what you've done in between steps 1 and 2 <3
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So here: .

Alternatively:

5. (Original post by Zacken)
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So here: .
Wow is it bad that I didn't know you could do that?
6. (Original post by Alex.trin)
Wow is it bad that I didn't know you could do that?
A little, yes - I'm afraid. This is where Muttely's advice of reviewing basic algebra and C1 stuff before trying to do identities like this is useful.
7. (Original post by Zacken)
A little, yes - I'm afraid. This is where Muttely's advice of reviewing basic algebra and C1 stuff before trying to do identities like this is useful.
Yeah I need to work on my algebra, especially rearranging formulas etc.
8. (Original post by Alex.trin)
He's being more helpful than you are Miss Hickey
9. (Original post by Alex.trin)
Wow is it bad that I didn't know you could do that?
its worse than christ being crucified for a second time
10. (Original post by Alex.trin)
Yeah I need to work on my algebra, especially rearranging formulas etc.
use christ as inspiration to resurrect yourself
11. (Original post by Zacken)
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12. (Original post by Alex.trin)
Wow is it bad that I didn't know you could do that?
It's not bad, given that you Lear this now and don't forget it for your exam
13. (Original post by asinghj)
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Edited, thanks.

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