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    Help me to solve this proof

    Hi Forum,
    Please do help me by solving below equation, kindly explain all steps
    Thanks in advance,

    if Sec$+tan$ = p, Show that P2 1 / P2 + 1 = Sin$
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    Re: Help me to solve this proof

    Where did P2 come from and how is it related to p?
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    Re: Help me to solve this proof

    Quote Originally Posted by mvijay View Post
    Hi Forum,
    Please do help me by solving below equation, kindly explain all steps
    Thanks in advance,

    if Sec$+tan$ = p, Show that P2 1 / P2 + 1 = Sin$
    Hi mvijay,

    \sec x+\tan x=p

    \frac{p^2-1}{p^2+1}=\frac{(\sec x-\tan x)^{2}}{(\sec x+\tan x)^{2}}

    Simplify the expression and use the trigonometric identity, \sec^{2}x=1+\tan^{2}x. I am sure you can do it form here.
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    Re: Help me to solve this proof

    Thanks a lot dear Sudharaka.........
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