I have the following problem... (Headbang)

First get the same denominator

Here its were I start to run into some confusion of distribution. I see the first fraction is correct but the second its not.. What am I doing wrong?

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- Mar 16th 2013, 02:40 PMvaironxxrdPerform Addition and simplify trigonometric expression
I have the following problem... (Headbang)

First get the same denominator

Here its were I start to run into some confusion of distribution. I see the first fraction is correct but the second its not.. What am I doing wrong?

- Mar 16th 2013, 03:14 PMProve ItRe: Perform Addition and simplify trigonometric expression
- Mar 16th 2013, 03:19 PMvaironxxrdRe: Perform Addition and simplify trigonometric expression
- Mar 16th 2013, 03:24 PMProve ItRe: Perform Addition and simplify trigonometric expression
In the second fraction, the [1 + sin(x)] in the numerator and denominator needs to be in brackets, because you are multiplying the top and bottom by that entire expression.

- Mar 16th 2013, 03:28 PMvaironxxrdRe: Perform Addition and simplify trigonometric expression
Oh i see.... Order of operations

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- Mar 16th 2013, 03:35 PMProve ItRe: Perform Addition and simplify trigonometric expression
- Mar 16th 2013, 03:37 PMvaironxxrdRe: Perform Addition and simplify trigonometric expression
- Mar 16th 2013, 03:55 PMvaironxxrdRe: Perform Addition and simplify trigonometric expression
- Mar 16th 2013, 04:01 PMProve ItRe: Perform Addition and simplify trigonometric expression
I expect that they ARE equal, they just don't look it. There are many equivalent ways to write a trigonometric expression. What have you been told the "right" answer is?

- Mar 16th 2013, 04:04 PMvaironxxrdRe: Perform Addition and simplify trigonometric expression
- Mar 16th 2013, 05:32 PMProve ItRe: Perform Addition and simplify trigonometric expression
Then you'll have to speak to your lecturer, as the answer is definitely correct.

- Mar 16th 2013, 07:29 PMvaironxxrdRe: Perform Addition and simplify trigonometric expression
- Mar 16th 2013, 07:33 PMProve ItRe: Perform Addition and simplify trigonometric expression
It is well known my arithmetic is shocking, how could I think 9 + 9 = 10? Hahaha. Glad you finished it.