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    How do you solve:
    secx = 5cosecx
    is there a trig identity relating them both together?
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    what does sec mean?
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    rewrite them as normal trig functions, and then use an identity related to tanx
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    (Original post by elvss567)
    How do you solve:
    secx = 5cosecx
    is there a trig identity relating them both together?
    Rewrite the equation using the definitions of sec and cosec in terms of sin and cos. Then see if you can rearrange into a simpler trig equation.
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    (Original post by elvss567)
    How do you solve:
    secx = 5cosecx
    is there a trig identity relating them both together?
    Firstly:
    Simplify each example... Cotx=\dfrac{1}{tanx}....Secx= \dfrac{1}{cosx}.... Cosecx=\dfrac{1}{sinx}
 
 
 
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