# Math Help - double-angle formula

1. ## double-angle formula

just wondering how this equals 4.

$\frac{2sin2xcos2x}{(cos2x)\frac{1}{2}sin2x} = 4$

once again abit confused why that equals 4. thank u.

2. Hello, jvignacio!

You need to brush up on basic fractions . . .

. . $\frac{2(\sin2x)(\cos2x)}{(\cos2x)(\frac{1}{2})(\si n2x)} \;=\;\frac{2({\color{blue}\rlap{/////}}\sin2x)({\color{red}\rlap{/////}}\cos2x)}{({\color{red}\rlap{/////}}\cos2x)(\frac{1}{2})({\color{blue}\rlap{/////}}\sin2x)}$ . $=\;\frac{2}{\frac{1}{2}} \;=\;4$

3. Originally Posted by Soroban
Hello, jvignacio!

You need to brush up on basic fractions . . .

. . $\frac{2(\sin2x)(\cos2x)}{(\cos2x)(\frac{1}{2})(\si n2x)} \;=\;\frac{2({\color{blue}\rlap{/////}}\sin2x)({\color{red}\rlap{/////}}\cos2x)}{({\color{red}\rlap{/////}}\cos2x)(\frac{1}{2})({\color{blue}\rlap{/////}}\sin2x)}$ . $=\;\frac{2}{\frac{1}{2}} \;=\;4$
ahh crap i forgot to cancel out . thanks man