cscx=(cot(x/2))/(1-cosx)
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Hey thegurn. Hint: What are the identities for tan(x/2) in terms of sine and cosine?
The best way to start is to write all the identities of sin and cosin, simplify, and then consider what identities you might need.
Originally Posted by thegurn cscx=(cot(x/2))/(1-cosx) Check the problem. There must be some misprint.
so there's no way to solve it as is?
The identity is true when the problem is cscx = cot(x/2)/(1+cosx)
The identity is cscx = ( cot (x/2))/(1+cosx) = ( cos (x/2)/ sin ( x/2))/ [2 cos^2 ( x/2) ] [ Because cos 2a = 2cos^2A-1] Which on simplification gives cscx
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