# Math Help - solve for theta in radians

1. ## solve for theta in radians

csctheta=cotsquared theta-1

2. Originally Posted by kristori
csctheta=cotsquared theta-1
$cosec ( \theta ) = cot^2 (\theta ) - 1 \Rightarrow cosec ( \theta ) = cosec^2 (\theta ) - 2$.

Substitute $x = cosec ( \theta )$, re-arrange and solve the quadratic equation for x.

Now use the value(s) of x to solve the equation $x = cosec ( \theta )$ for $\theta$.