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    Trigonometric equations question

    Hi, I'm very confused with solving the following trigonometric equation:

    Solve for x for 0 (less than or equal to) x (less than or equal to) 2 \pi

    sin x tan x + tan x - 2sinx + cos x =0


    Im very confused, and would greatly appreciate any help.


    Thanks,
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    Start by reducing this problem into terms of only \sin x and \cos x by using \tan x = \frac{\sin x }{\cos x}

    After this look for a common denominator i.e in this case \cos x
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    I tried that, but am still having problems. I'm very confused, and am not sure on how to proceed.
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