Im trying to verify the identity cos (X-pi/2)= sin x Can someone please break down? Literally step by step. And indicate which identities r being used. Thank you.
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Cos (x-pi/2)=cos(x)cos(pi/2)+sin(x)sin(pi/2) Simplify.
Yes, i figured as much using the sum and difference identity. Dont know what to do afterr that.
Well, cos(pi/2)=0 and sin(pi/2)=1 so you end up with sin(x)=sin(x).
Ohhhhhh....drat...didnt realize had to look at them individually, i was too bz just figuring out how to cancel each other out to get sin x alone. Thanks so much!
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