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    trigo proving

    (1)  <br />
\frac{sinA+sin3A+sin5A+sin7A}{cosA+cos3A+cos5A+cos  7A}=tan4A<br />


    (2) (sin3A+sinA)sinA+(cos3A-cosA)cosA=0
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    Quote Originally Posted by thereddevils View Post
    (2) (sin3A+sinA)sinA+(cos3A-cosA)cosA=0
    (\sin 3A + \sin A)\sin A + (\cos 3A - \cos A)\cos A
    \begin{aligned}<br />
&= \sin A \sin 3A + \sin^2 A + \cos A \cos 3A - \cos^2 A \\<br />
&= \sin A (3 \sin A - 4 \sin^3 A) + \sin^2 A + \cos A (4\cos^3 A - 3\cos A) - \cos^2 A \\<br />
&= 3\sin^2 A - 4\sin^4 A + \sin^2 A + 4\cos^4 A - 3\cos^2 A - \cos^2 A \\<br />
&= -4\sin^4 A + 4\sin^2 A + 4\cos^4 A - 4\cos^2 A \\<br />
&= 4(\cos^4 A - \sin^4 A) + 4\sin^2 A - 4\cos^2 A<br />
\end{aligned}
    \begin{aligned}<br />
&= 4(\cos^2 A + \sin^2 A)(\cos^2 A - \sin^2 A) + 4\sin^2 A - 4\cos^2 A \\<br />
&= 4(\cos^2 A - \sin^2 A) + 4\sin^2 A - 4\cos^2 A \\<br />
&= 4\cos^2 A - 4\sin^2 A + 4\sin^2 A - 4\cos^2 A \\<br />
&= 0<br />
 \end{aligned}


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    Helo, thereddevils!

    We need two Sum-to-Product identities:

    . . \begin{array}{ccc}\sin A + \sin B &=& 2\sin(\frac{A+B}{2}) \cos(\frac{A-B}{2}) \\ \\[-3mm] \cos A + \cos B &=& 2\cos(\frac{A+B}{2})\cos(\frac{A-B}{2}) \end{array}


    1)\quad \frac{\sin A+\sin3A+\sin5A+\sin7A}{\cos A+\cos3A+\cos5A+\cos7A}\;=\;\tan4A
    Numerator: . (\sin A + \sin 7A) + (\sin3A + \sin5A) \;=\;2\sin4A\cos3A + 2\sin4A\cos A

    . . Factor: . 2\sin4A(\cos3A + \cos A)


    Denominator: . (\cos A + \cos7A) + (\cos3A + \cos5A) \;=\;2\cos4A\cos3A + 2\cos4A\cos A

    . . Factor: . 2\cos4A(\cos3A + \cos A)


    The fraction becomes: . \frac{2\sin4A\,(\cos3A + \cos A)}{2\cos4A\,(\cos3A + \cos A)} \;=\;\frac{\sin4A}{\cos4A} \;=\;<br />
\tan4A

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