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**Fla$h****Member**- Registered: 2009-08-15
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Hi Guys,i hope im posting in the right forum.Here Are A Few Exercises:-

PROVE THE FOLLOWING:-

1)

2)

3)

4)

5)

6)

I got these out of a maths textbook

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi Fla$h;

For #1)

Cross multiply and we have.

*Last edited by bobbym (2009-08-15 20:04:19)*

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**juriguen****Member**- Registered: 2009-07-05
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Hi!

I think I got the first one:

1.

Jose

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**Identity****Member**- Registered: 2007-04-18
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Most trig proofs involve converting 'tan' and 'cot' to 'sin' and 'cos', and lots of fractions!

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**yamini****Member**- Registered: 2009-08-10
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hey i got ans for 4th ques

;):)

sinA-2sincubeA/2coscubeA-cosA

take sinA common in numerator and cos A in denominator

we get

sinA(1-2sinsquareA)/cosA(2cossquareA-1)

cos2A formula is 1-2sinsquareA and 2cossquareA-1

so they both will get cancelled

we get

sinA/cosA=tanA

hence proved. :P:P:

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi Fla$h;

Here is another way for #4

*Last edited by bobbym (2009-08-16 10:26:21)*

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi Fla$h;

for #6

Expand the LHS.

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**Fruityloop****Member**- Registered: 2009-05-18
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Hi Fla$h!;

Here's #2...

using

we get

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi Fla$h;

Problem #3 is not an identity.

It should read:

Now here is the proof for #3:

Now cross multiply:

Now substitute cos²(A) = 1- sin²(A) and clean up:

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi Fla$h;

For problem #5

Expanding the LHS and remembering that:

We get:

Now using:

and

We get:

Using:

*Last edited by bobbym (2009-08-21 19:48:56)*

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