Thread: Proving Trigonometric identities

1. Proving Trigonometric identities

can't figure out how to solve this problem please help

sec^2(x)+csc^2(x)=sec^2(x)*csc^2(x)

2. Originally Posted by oneway1225
can't figure out how to solve this problem please help

sec^2(x)+csc^2(x)=sec^2(x)*csc^2(x)
$\frac{1}{sin^2(x)} + \frac{1}{cos^2(x)}$

$=\frac{cos^2(x)+sin^2(x)}{sin^2(x)cos^2(x)}$

Using formula

sin^2(x) +cos^2(x)=1

$\frac{1}{cos^2(x)sin^2(x)}$

$sec^2(x)csc^2(x)$