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## #1 2014-04-22 16:25:50

niharika_kumar
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### trigonometry#4

If

,
then prove that

It seems easy but I don't know why am I not able to solve it.

Pls help.....

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## #2 2014-04-22 20:04:41

bob bundy
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### Re: trigonometry#4

hi Niharika,

So I thought: replace every cos^2 with 1 - sin^2 and simplify. (I've left out some simplification steps ... you'll have to put them in yourself.)

Now to use the given equation:

Use this to simplify E by removing the highest power:

Go back to the given equation and use it again to remove the 4th power term:

therefore

QED.

Bob

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## #3 2014-04-23 16:29:24

niharika_kumar
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### Re: trigonometry#4

wow

thanks.

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