I'd really appreciate it if someone could help me with these 2 problems!

1) Verify the identity:

Cosx/(1-sinx) = (1+sinx)/Cosx

2) Simplify and express without fractions:

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

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- April 27th 2008, 07:39 PMangelkat007trig verifying identities
I'd really appreciate it if someone could help me with these 2 problems!

1) Verify the identity:

Cosx/(1-sinx) = (1+sinx)/Cosx

2) Simplify and express without fractions:

(1-sin^2x)/(cot^2x+1) - April 27th 2008, 07:41 PMMathstud28
- April 27th 2008, 07:43 PMelizsimca
I think I screwed it up..so nevermind..go with what the genius mathstud says!! :)

- April 27th 2008, 07:47 PMMathstud28
Everything is right based off your first assumption..but unfortunately that assumption is wrong...(Crying)...its ok though! at least you saw it was wrong...we all make mistakes..me ESPECIALLY included...ask anyone...I probably should get the award for most typos/clerical errors

- April 27th 2008, 07:48 PMelizsimca
Yeah, I realized shortly after....

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Oh, and mathstud, I like how you brought me down gently....

"Everything is right based off your first assumption..but unfortunately that assumption is wrong.."...haha, made me laugh!! - April 27th 2008, 07:53 PMMathstud28
- April 27th 2008, 08:03 PMangelkat007
so would the 2nd one be (cos^2 x)(sin^2 x)???

Thanks so much for your help! - April 27th 2008, 08:04 PMMathstud28
- April 27th 2008, 08:05 PMelizsimca
- April 27th 2008, 08:06 PMMathstud28