Hi y'all, I have a question about finding the period of trig functions. How do i find the period for trig functions such as cos^2(x), cos^3(x), and so forth?

If anyone could explain this to me it would be much appreciated!

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- September 20th 2010, 08:02 PMzerobladexFinding the Period of Trig Functions?
Hi y'all, I have a question about finding the period of trig functions. How do i find the period for trig functions such as cos^2(x), cos^3(x), and so forth?

If anyone could explain this to me it would be much appreciated! - September 20th 2010, 10:43 PMFailure
- September 21st 2010, 06:24 AMHallsofIvy
Do you see why? and if you are taking an even power, then the "-" does not matter. If you are taking an odd power, then it does. Of course, sine and cosine themselves have period .