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    Simplify the Trig Experssion

    1/(sin(x)+1) + 1/(sin(x)-1)

    This is where I've gone with it:

    Combine the fractions over a common denominator:

    (sin(x)-1 + sin(x) + 1 ) / sin^2(x)-1

    2sin(x) / -cos^2(x)

    -2tan(x)sec(x)


    Not sure if that is correct.
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    Re: Simplify the Trig Experssion

    Looks good to me.
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