You should have definitions:

sec(x) = 1/cos(x)

csc(x) = 1/sin(x)

cot(x) = 1/tan(x)

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- June 20th 2008, 06:33 AM #1

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## Sec, cot, csc

What does sec, cot and csc stand for in Trig. When you are trying to find something in degrees and pi wise. Like

sec (30 degrees) * cot (45 degress

sec `pi - csc (`pi/2)

Is there a certain number that sec, cot, and csc stand for like sin, cos, and tan?

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