(secx+cscx)/(1+tanx)=cscx

I put the entire thing in terms of sine and cosine, but I keep getting stuck. Please and thank you!

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- Mar 5th 2008, 04:49 PMiheartthemusic29verify???
(secx+cscx)/(1+tanx)=cscx

I put the entire thing in terms of sine and cosine, but I keep getting stuck. Please and thank you! - Mar 5th 2008, 05:25 PMMathnasium
On the left, replacing everything with sine and cosine, gives:

Getting common denominators in both the numerator and the denominator:

Remember that dividing by a fraction is the same as multiplying by the reciprocal:

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The should cancel, as does a single and voila!