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    Exclamation Please help me with simplifying steps

    PLEASE HELP!
    Show that- please show actual steps because I don't understand
    (cosA/1+sinA)+(1+sinA/cosA) simplifies to 2/cosA
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    Re: Please help me with simplifying steps

    The equation is most probably this:

     \frac{cos A}{1 + sin A} +  \frac {1 + sin A}{cos A} = \frac {2}{cos A}

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    Re: Please help me with simplifying steps

    I don't think that is right because it doesn't equal 2/cosa, it only simplifies to it.
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    Re: Please help me with simplifying steps

    What you had written seemed ambiguous. So I latexed it correctly. How far have you simplified the expression?
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    Re: Please help me with simplifying steps

    Quote Originally Posted by Tessarina View Post
    I don't think that is right because it doesn't equal 2/cosa, it only simplifies to it.
    Then I guess the question is "what in the world do you mean by simplifies"?
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