simplify: Tan-1(1/3)+tan-1(1/2) is there an algebraeic way to do this?
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Originally Posted by JOhkonut simplify: Tan-1(1/3)+tan-1(1/2) is there an algebraeic way to do this? Yes. Oh, now you want to see a way ...... There are many ways. Here's a simple but brutal one (watch out for falling Grand Pianos): Let and . Then . Therefore . Bet you didn't see that coming
I think the easiest way is to just use the special triangles. Does that not work in this case?
Originally Posted by topher0805 I think the easiest way is to just use the special triangles. Does that not work in this case? Well it's your suggestion, sport. So why don't you try it - see if it does work ....
Oh, I see. 2 is never an adjacent side. Disregard my last post.
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