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

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    cosec^2x - cotx - 1 = 0

    for 0<x<360

    Thank you!
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    Is there some trig identity that links cosec^2 and cot^2? If so, you've a quadratic in cot
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    (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!
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    (Original post by Quirky182)

    thank for the speedy reply btw!
 
 
 
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