Trigonometric formulas,identites and equation

solve each equation for nonnegative angles less than 360deg or 2 pi

1)2cos x=3

2)sinxcosx=0

3)sin theta - cos theta=0

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- Apr 25th 2006, 07:35 PM #1

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- Apr 25th 2006, 09:26 PM #2

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- Apr 25th 2006, 09:27 PM #3Originally Posted by
**cheesepie**

to 1) There isn't any real solution because in your problem cos(x) = 3/2.

But:

to 2) A product of two factors is zero if one (or both) factor is zero:

So

to 3)Add cos(x) to both sides of your equation and divide then by cos(x). You'll get the equation:

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So

Greetings

EB

- Apr 26th 2006, 12:59 AM #4

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