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    Question trig functions on a calculator

    I have a TI-85 calculator and a computer calculator program called MAPLE. I can't figure out how to do cosecant, secant, and cotangent on either of them. I have tried \tan^{-1}, but this would be arctan rather than the reciprocal of tangent, right?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chokfull View Post
    I have a TI-85 calculator and a computer calculator program called MAPLE. I can't figure out how to do cosecant, secant, and cotangent on either of them. I have tried \tan^{-1}, but this would be arctan rather than the reciprocal of tangent, right?
    Can't you just type in:
    Code:
    1 / tan(x)
    for cotangent,



    Code:
    1 / sin(x)
    for cosecant,




    and
    Code:
    1 / cos(x)
    for secant?

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