tan^4 x + tan^2 x+ 1 = 1 - (Sin^2 x)(Cos^2 x) Please someone help me solve this one so I can get some sleep tonight! I've been trying for 3 days off and on. Pretty please! Carol
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This identity is false. Are you sure you copied it correctly?
tan^4Ө + tan^2Ө + 1 = 1 + (sin^2Ө)(cos^2Ө) Here it is, pasted directly from the homework. If it's false, I will be relieved. Is there a way to prove that it's false? Carol
Last edited by CarolChang; Dec 11th 2008 at 05:14 PM. Reason: Edited because it needed some ^'s
Working on the left hand side... ... the entire left hand side can be manipulated using this.. Is the RHS = 1?
Last edited by Scopur; Dec 14th 2008 at 09:12 PM.
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