did I do this correctly so far?

sinxcosx+0.5=sin^2 x

-sin^2 x + sinxcosx = -0.5

-sin x (sin x - cos x) = -0.5

sin x (sin x - cos x) = 0.5

If I did this correctly so far where do I go from here?

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- June 22nd 2009, 09:06 PMyoman360solve for x: sinxcosx+0.5=sin^2 x
did I do this correctly so far?

sinxcosx+0.5=sin^2 x

-sin^2 x + sinxcosx = -0.5

-sin x (sin x - cos x) = -0.5

sin x (sin x - cos x) = 0.5

If I did this correctly so far where do I go from here? - June 22nd 2009, 09:31 PMGrandad
- June 23rd 2009, 03:45 AMSoroban
Hello, yoman360!

Grandad is right . . . We need another approach.

Quote:

We have: .

Hence: .