# Math Help - Simplify Trigonometric Fraction

1. ## Simplify Trigonometric Fraction

Simplify Trigonometric Fraction

(tan^2 x)/(1 - sec x) =

2. Originally Posted by magentarita
Simplify Trigonometric Fraction

(tan^2 x)/(1 - sec x) =
Hint: $\tan^2x=\sec^2x-1=-\left(1-\sec^2x\right)$ and recall that $a^2-b^2=(a+b)(a-b)$

Can you continue with these hints?

3. ## yes...

Originally Posted by Chris L T521
Hint: $\tan^2x=\sec^2x-1=-\left(1-\sec^2x\right)$ and recall that $a^2-b^2=(a+b)(a-b)$

Can you continue with these hints?
I can take it from here.