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Prove $\frac{\sin A}{\sec A+\tan A-1}+ \frac{\cos A}{\csc A+\cot A-1}=1$

$$\frac{\sin A}{\sec A+\tan A-1}+ \frac{\cos A}{\csc A+\cot A-1}=1$$ Prove that L.H.S.$=$R.H.S. This type of questions always creates problem when in right hand side some trigonometry function is ...
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Derivatives of sine and cosine at $x=0$ give all values of $\frac{d}{dx}\sin x$ and $\frac{d}{dx}\cos x$?

In video 3 of the video lectures by MIT on Single Variable Calculus presented by David Jerison, the latter says: Remarks: $\dfrac{d}{dx}\cos x\left|\right._{x=0}=\lim\limits_{\Delta ...
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How to show that the triangle is equilateral triangle?

If $\cot A+\cot B+\cot C=\sqrt3$ then prove that the triangle is equilateral triangle. Trial: I can counter check that this is true as $\cot 60+\cot 60+\cot 60=3 \frac{1}{\sqrt3}=\sqrt3$.Here I ...
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How can I find all the solutions of $\sin^5x+\cos^3x=1$

Find all the solutions of $$\sin^5x+\cos^3x=1$$ Trial:$x=0$ is a solution of this equation. How can I find other solutions (if any). Please help.
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How to show this inequality?

Show that $$-2 \le \cos \theta(\sin \theta+\sqrt{\sin^2 \theta +3})\le2$$ Trial: I know that $-\dfrac 1 2 \le \cos \theta\cdot\sin \theta \le \dfrac 1 2$ and $\sqrt 3\le\sqrt{\sin^2 \theta ...
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Learning trigonometry on my own.

I have been self teaching myself math beginning with a grade 10 level for a while now and need learn trigonometry from near scratch. I am seeking both books and perhaps lectures on trigonometry and ...
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Being ready to study calculus

Some background: I have a degree in computer science, but the math was limited and this was 10 years ago. High school was way before that. A year ago I relearnt algebra (factoring, solving linear ...
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Please, help me to find where is a mistake in the solutions of the equation.

I have this equation and I will be very thankful to anyone who can provide me any help with the one discrepancy in my solution and the solution from the self-learning website: $$ \frac{1+\tan(x) + ...
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Is it allowed to divide an equation by an expression which can be equal to zero?

I need a help in such a problem and will greatly appreciate any suggestions. I was taught, division of an equation by an expression which can be equal to zero can lead to missing roots. But I thought ...
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Missing and parasite roots in the trigonometric equation.

I have this equation: $$\boxed{\cos(2x) - \cos(8x) + \cos(6x) = 1}$$ RIGHT And its right solution from the textbook is: $$ \begin{align} \cos(2x)+\cos(6x)&=1+\cos(8x)\\\\ ...
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Conditions for Moving Function Outside Sine Argument

Are there multiple discrete functions $f[n]$ such that \begin{align} \sin \left( f[n] x[n] \right) = f[n] \sin \left( x[n] \right) \end{align} I know that the above equation holds for $f[n] = 0$, ...
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Good SAT learning resources?

I'm looking to brush up on SAT math. (That's basic algebra, probability and trigonometry.) I'm interested in books and websites.
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What are some good resources for brushing up on geometry and trigonometry?

I'm brushing up on my calculus, and geometry and trigonometry keep coming up. However, these are probably my weakest areas mathematically. Are there any good sites or free PDFs/ebooks that I can use ...