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### Find the sum to n terms of the series

Find the sum to n terms of the series $$\frac {\sin x}{\cos x+\cos2x} + \frac {\sin2x}{\cos x+\cos4x} + \frac {\sin3x}{\cos x + \cos6x} +\dotsb$$ How can I solve this? Here is what I did for the ...
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### $\text{Prove that}$ $\frac{\sin(\frac{n+1}2)*\cos(\frac n2)}{\sin\frac 12} \ge\frac n2$

Prove that$$\frac{\sin\left(\frac{n+1}2\right)\times\cos\left(\frac n2\right)}{\sin\left(\frac 12\right)} \ge\frac n2$$ So far I've switched up the problem and gotten it down to all sin functions. I ...
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### Why do both trig functions have the same Macluarin series?

Both the degree version and the radian version of the trig functions have the same Maclaurin series, yet they are different. How is this possible? How can two different functions have the same ...
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### Given a set of sequences, compute a corresponding set of functions

Consider the following set of sequences: $S_k(n)= \begin{cases} 1 & \text{$n \equiv0\pmod{k}$}\\ 0 & \text{$n\not\equiv0\pmod{k}$}\\ \end{cases}$ I want to compute a set of ...
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### The supremum of a sequence of definite integrals

I am interested to find the supremum of the following sequence of definite integrals: $$I_n=\int_0^\pi\sqrt{4\cos^2((2n+1)x)+4\cos((2n+1)x)\cos(x)+1}\,\textrm{d}x,\ n\ge 1.$$ One of my ideas was to ...
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### Find the sum $1+\cos (x)+\cos (2x)+\cos (3x)+…+\cos (n-1)x$ [duplicate]

By considering the geometric series $1+z+z^{2}+...+z^{n-1}$ where $z=\cos(\theta)+i\sin(\theta)$, show that $1+\cos(\theta)+\cos(2\theta)+\cos(3\theta)+...+\cos(n-1)\theta$ = ...
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### Accumulation points of trigonometric sequences

I am interested if the following sequences have accumulation points: $$x_{n} = \sin(2+\frac{1}{n})$$ and $$x_n = \tan (n)$$ Specifically for the first sequence is $1$ and $-1$ accumulation points? ...
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### How to determine a general arithmetic sequence formula for two intersecting trig function

I have equations out of two trigonometric functions. For example $\cos(4\alpha$) = -$\sin(5\alpha)$ $\tan(0.5\alpha$) = 2 $\sin(\alpha)$ How can I determine a general arithmetic sequence formula ...
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### Naive proof that $\sum_{n=1}^{N-1}\cos(2\pi\frac{n}{N})=-1$ [duplicate]

As part of a larger proof, I must show that: $$\sum_{n=1}^{N-1}\cos(2\pi\frac{n}{N})=-1$$ I have thought about this but can't figure out how to get my hands on the value since I don't know any ...
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### How should I prove that: $\sum_{i=1} ^{n}(\sin(\frac{i\pi}{n}))^2=\frac{n}{2}$

$$\sum_{i=1} ^{n}\Big(\sin\big(\frac{i\pi}{n}\big)\Big)^2=\frac{n}{2}$$ An interesting conclusion and checked for validity...holds for $n\geq 2$, but yet do not know how to prove it. Are there any ...
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### Sum of fractions of squared sines

I'm trying to prove the following approximate identity for $p$ integer: $$\sum_{l=1}^m\frac{\sin^2\left(\frac{\pi l}{p}\right)}{\sin^2\left(\frac{\pi l}{mp}\right)}\sim \frac{m^2(p-1)}{2}+O(m)$$ ...
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### Why do different trig functions sum differently?

Why does the $\sum_{n=1}^{\infty} \sin (\frac 1 {n^2})$ converge but the $\sum_{n=1}^{\infty} \cos (\frac 1 {n^2})$ diverge?
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### Does $\sin(\sin(\sin\cdots(\sin1)\cdots) \rightarrow 0$?

Stuck on homework problem (not this), if I can prove as a lemma that the sequence $$\sin(\sin(\sin\cdots(\sin1)\cdots) \rightarrow 0$$ then I'm done. It's monotonic and decreasing and bounded by 0 ...
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### Infinite trigonometric series, find the constant C_n

Hi this is my first post :) I am not sure how to do part b. You get the infinite series of $\displaystyle c_n\cdot \sin(\frac{n\cdot \pi\cdot x}{L})$ from $n=1$ to infinity And this is equal to ...
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### Proof of $\sin^2(x) + \cos^2(x)=1$ using series

I have to prove the following identity $\sin^2 (x) + \cos^2(x)=1$. I can easily prove this, but this exercise is given in the section introducing the series expansions for $\sin(x)$ and $\cos(x)$ and ...