S skg94 Sep 2012 47 0 canada Oct 29, 2012 #1 Simplify each to one of three primary trig functions. a)sinx+tanx/1+cosx MY ATTEMPT: sin +sin/cos / 1+cos sincos+sin/cos * 1/1+cos sincos+sin/cos+cos^2x i dont know really what to do from there answer is tan or where i went wrong.

Simplify each to one of three primary trig functions. a)sinx+tanx/1+cosx MY ATTEMPT: sin +sin/cos / 1+cos sincos+sin/cos * 1/1+cos sincos+sin/cos+cos^2x i dont know really what to do from there answer is tan or where i went wrong.

C chiro MHF Helper Sep 2012 6,608 1,263 Australia Oct 29, 2012 #2 Hey skg94. sin(x)cos(x) + sin(x) = sin(x)[1 + cos(x)] and cos(x) + cos^2(x) = cos(x)[1 + cos(x)]. You have a common term in both which cancel, but now you are left with sin(x)/cos(x) which is?

Hey skg94. sin(x)cos(x) + sin(x) = sin(x)[1 + cos(x)] and cos(x) + cos^2(x) = cos(x)[1 + cos(x)]. You have a common term in both which cancel, but now you are left with sin(x)/cos(x) which is?