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1. Hi! Can someone please give me a start with this trig problem...i can't take it any more! lol!

Solve

cosec^2x - cotx - 1 = 0

for 0<x<360

Thank you!
2. Is there some trig identity that links cosec^2 and cot^2? If so, you've a quadratic in cot
3. (Original post by ian.slater)
Is there some trig identity that links cosec^2 and cot^2? If so, you've a quadratic in cot
yeah...cot^2x + 1 = cosec^2x

is it really that easy? its worth 8 marks so i thought it was going to be harder!

thank for the speedy reply btw!
4. (Original post by Quirky182)

thank for the speedy reply btw!

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